What is the best way to profile a Java application in eclipse

Lauren Groff Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Java profiling in Eclipse allows you to optimize your code, streamline your application, and better understand your program.  When profiling your application using a line-level analysis, you can reveal the slowest line within a sluggish piece of code, helping you efficiently troubleshoot problems. There are a variety of platforms for profiling Java eclipse. Eclipse is a popular software and is …

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Python Garbage Collection: What It Is and How It Works

Alex DeBrie Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Python is one of the most popular programming languages and its usage continues to grow. It ranked third in the TIOBE language of the year in 2021 due to its growth rate. Python’s ease of use and large community have made it a popular fit for data analysis, web applications, and task automation. In this post, we’ll cover the details of garbage …

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How to Optimize Website Performance

Alex Williams Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

In a  2019 study from Milliseconds Make Millions by Fifty-Five and shared on Google’s official blog found several interesting insights on small speed increases. 37 brands qualified for study, after qualitative checks, with speed data measured via Google Lighthouse and aggregated against each brand’s Web analytics. The study targeted four key speed metrics. The results were fed into a Logarithmic …

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How to Optimize JavaScript Performance

Jasmine Miah Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

JavaScript is a common language in mobile and web app development.  Due to its popularity, JavaScript optimization is becoming increasingly necessary for improving application performance.  Let’s learn some of the challenges associated with JavaScript and how to optimize js performance.   Typical js performance challenges There are a number of challenges that can impact JavaScript performance.  Here are common issues associated …

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Why Python cProfile is the Recommended Profiling Interface

Nirav Parmar Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Performance optimization is a basic need for software development. When it comes to optimizing app performance,  tracking frequency, maintaining production, or perpetuation method calls, profilers play a vital role. Learn why Python cProfile is a recommended profiling interface and how it enhances your software performance. Python profiling  has three critical parts including: Definition & explanation; Tools  for a generic app …

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How to Choose the Best Performance Profiling Tools

Charris Herrera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

You finish writing your code and launch your application. Then, you begin experiencing performance issues. How can you fix this? It doesn’t matter how talented your development team is, every code should always be analyzed, debugged, and reviewed to make it run faster. What you need is a performance profiling tool. In this article, you will learn about performance profiling …

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Node.js Server Monitoring: A How to Guide

Christoph Leitner Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Node.js is one of the most popular Javascript frameworks in 2021. With the increasing demand for Node.js comes the crucial next step of Node.js server monitoring.  The best way to monitor your Node.js server is with an Application Performance Monitoring (APM) tool.  Keep in mind, Node.js server monitoring is a bit of a tricky task, and there are particular challenges …

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How to Optimize Server Performance

Evangeline Reece Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Optimizing server performance is important in supporting end-user requirements.  Using server optimization, actively monitor:  Availability Server operations Performance Security And other procedures Web server monitoring and optimization helps you to troubleshoot bottlenecks as they emerge and optimize server performance.  In this post, we will discuss how to optimize performance and why it is important. What is server optimization? Web server …

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What is Application Discovery and Dependency Mapping

Charris Herrera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Modern applications are interdependent on different devices and servers. If you are not familiar with your software structure, you will encounter problems when you make changes within your application. To prevent this, you need to observe application discovery and dependency mapping (ADDM). In this article, you will find out: What is application discovery and dependency mapping? Types of application discovery …

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Tips for Javascript Perfomance Testing

Andreea Zorz Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

No user likes to spend time waiting for a web page to load. No web developer likes a website or app to fail either. It’s important to focus on creating quick loading pages with error-free code.  JavaScript is used to build the majority of the dynamic, real-time applications. JavaScript’s strength is in the context of apps that update content dynamically with …

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How to monitor website availability

Charris Herrera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

“100% website availability.” Which webmaster would not want to see this availability report? Every website owner would like their website available for users to be 99.9% all of the time. Without a website that is accessible and running smoothly at any time of day, all web-related investments will go to waste. That is why website availability monitoring is so important. …

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What Is NullReferenceException? Object reference not set to an instance of an object

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

“Object Reference Not Set to an instance of an object.” Cast the first stone those who never struggled with this error message when they were a beginner C#/.NET programmer. This infamous and dreaded error message happens when you get a NullReferenceException. This exception is thrown when you try to access a member—for instance, a method or a property—on a variable …

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Why you should use Central Error Logging Services

Charris Herrera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Logs are vital for every application that runs in a server environment. Logs provide essential information which points to whether the current system is operating properly. Looking through logs, you will gather data on system issues, errors, and trends. However, it is not feasible to manually look up errors on various servers across thousands of log files. The solution? Central …

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Performance Tuning in MySQL

Alex Williams Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

MySQL is an open source database application that creates meaningful structure and accessibility for large amounts of data.. But, with large data comes performance issues. This article will give you performance tuning in MySQL tips in order to boost its performance. Make Sure You Are Using The Latest MySQL Version  If you are a legacy or older database, this may …

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How to Find Memory Leaks

Charris Herrera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

One of the most common problems developers face regarding memory is finding memory leaks. How do you know if your application’s memory is leaking? How do you find memory leaks? In this article, you will learn:  what is a memory leak, how memory leaks can affect your application, what causes memory leaks, finding memory leaks. What is a Memory Leak? …

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Python Load Testing Best Practices

Aleksandra Bondrenko Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Python is one of the leading programming languages in the world. Many of the world’s most popular websites run, at least in part, on Python, including Instagram, Google, Instacart, Uber, Netflix, and Spotify. When the language is used properly, it can be very efficient and requires low processing power in most cases. It’s important for sites to rely on python …

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Server Performance Monitoring 101

Kris Flores Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Server performance monitoring is essential in maintaining the health, safety, and integrity of your business’s servers. For modern businesses, no matter the industry, servers play an all-important role. Whether you store records and sensitive customer data in the cloud, employ a software environment that drives all your company’s business activities, or are in an industry that relies on sensors to …

How To Report On Software Testing

Erika Rykun Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Being able to write concise, easily comprehensible software testing reports is an important skill for software development team members to possess, particularly those in quality assurance, development, and support. Poorly written software testing reports can make the development process more difficult and less productive. Imagine a client asks if their app is ready for launch and based on your assessment, …