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Announcing the Kubernetes Ingress Controller for Kong

By Gerred Dillon in Kong

May 8, 2018

Today we are excited to announce the Kubernetes Ingress Controller for Kong. Container orchestration is rapidly changing to meet the needs of software infrastructure that demands more reliability, flexibility, and efficiency than ever. At the forefront of these tools is Kubernetes.

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Top 10 errors from 1000+ Ruby on Rails projects (and how to avoid them)

By Phil Nash in Rollbar

April 18, 2018

To give back to our community of developers, we looked at our database of thousands of projects and found the top 10 errors in Ruby on Rails projects. We’re going to show you what causes them and how to prevent them from happening. If you avoid these “gotchas,” it’ll make you a better developer.

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5 Surprising and Sneaky Ways Errors Impact Your Business

By Jason Skowronski in Rollbar

April 16, 2018

Every app is imperfect and generates errors, but do you know how errors affect your users and business? Here are five ways errors affect your business in surprising ways and how you can advocate to management about the importance of fixing them.

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Rollbar + Scout: a legit New Relic alternative

By Jason Skowronski in Rollbar

March 15, 2018

The New Relic price tag goes up dramatically as your server footprint grows. There’s a solution that offers richer features as an alternative to New Relic. When you combine Rollbar (errors) and Scout (performance), you’re choosing two best-of-breed, focused products that actually play well together.

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Error monitoring in ASP.NET MVC

By Jason Skowronski in Rollbar

March 7, 2018

ASP.NET MVC is a modern web development framework that combines the features of MVC (Model-View-Controller) architecture for better separation of concerns and the best parts of the ASP.NET platform. We’ll show you an example of how to catch errors and exceptions in ASP.NET MVC using a global action filter.

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Top 10 JavaScript errors from 1000+ projects (and how to avoid them)

By Jason Skowronski in Rollbar

January 24, 2018

To give back to our community of developers, we looked at our database of thousands of projects and found the top 10 errors in JavaScript. We’re going to show you what causes them and how to prevent them from happening. If you avoid these “gotchas,” it’ll make you a better developer.

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Continuous Delivery with Jenkins and Rollbar

By Jason Skowronski in Rollbar

January 9, 2018

Continuous delivery (CD) helps reduce the cost, time and risk of delivering changes by allowing for fast incremental updates to applications in production. However, it’s essential to monitor your application after each deployment. You need to be notified immediately if something is wrong or users are having a poor experience.

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How to Design a Scalable Rate Limiting Algorithm

By Jason Skowronski in Kong

December 19, 2017

Rate limiting protects your APIs from overuse by limiting how often each user can call the API. This protects them from inadvertent or malicious overuse. Without rate limiting, each user may request as often as they like, which can lead to “spikes” of requests that starve other consumers. After rate limiting is enabled, they are limited to a fixed number of requests per second.

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New automated parsing for Windows, Heroku, Python, and MongoDB

By Jason Skowronski in Loggly

December 7, 2017

We’re proud to announce our new automated parsing for logs coming from Windows, Heroku, MongoDB, and Python. Our mission is to understand the logs you are sending so we can help you find and fix problems faster. That’s why we automatically parse more types of logs than any other log management solution.

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Spring MVC Exception Handling and Monitoring

By Jason Skowronski in Rollbar

November 27, 2017

The Spring Famework is the most popular framework for Java according to hotframeworks.com. It provides a model view controller (MVC) architecture and readily available components to develop flexible and loosely coupled web applications.

While Rollbar’s notifier works with any Java application, we’re going to show you how to set it up with Spring and how to try it out yourself with a working example app.

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