.NET Core vs .NET Framework: How to Pick a .NET Runtime for an Application

Kyle Biniasz Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

A while back we predicted that .NET Core would be the next big thing, offering developers many options in application development. Indeed, there is huge demand for developers skilled in this technology. But how does it differ from the .NET Framework, and what do you need to know to use them both effectively? Today, we’ll contrast .NET Core vs. .NET …

A Step By Step Guide to Tomcat Performance Monitoring

Eugen Paraschiv Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Application server monitoring metrics and runtime characteristics are essential for the applications running on each server. Additionally, monitoring prevents or resolves potential issues in a timely manner. As far as Java applications go, Apache Tomcat is one of the most commonly used servers. Tomcat performance monitoring can be done with JMX beans or a monitoring tool such as MoSKito or JavaMelody. …

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Top 5 Web Application Monitoring Tools You Should Know

Diana J Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Web application monitoring tools can keep your business afloat. Period.  Imagine this. You’re about to run a crucial end-of-season sale on your website. You’ve sent your emails, run social media campaigns, paid for advertisements, and stocked up your inventory; you are all set to let the cash register ring.  However, on D-day, your website goes down. It’s unable to handle the …

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Web Performance Monitoring: A How to Guide for Developers

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

As developers, we would rather be writing code all day than doing anything else. Especially meetings or fighting production problems. Unfortunately, both are part of the job. All developers need to understand the basics of web performance monitoring. It won’t help you get out of meetings, but it will help prevent production fires and put them out faster. Although, I …

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Node.js Server Monitoring Best Practices

Charris Herrera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Node.js is a known and popular JavaScript framework for 2021. With the increasing utilization of Node.js in development, there is an equally increasing need for Node.js server monitoring. Since server monitoring is essential to all applications, it is important that you apply best practices when monitoring Node.js servers. Servers are devices for storing or processing information provided to other devices, …

The Ultimate List of C# Tools: IDEs, Profilers, Automation Tools, and More

Charris Herrera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

C# is a widely used programming language in enterprises, especially for those that are heavily Microsoft-dependent. This language comprises a lot of tools with individual strengths. Here, we list C# tools for IDEs, profilers, automation tools, and more. If you build apps using C#, you most likely use Visual Studio and have explored some of its extensions to supercharge your …

Application Monitor: Checking Everything that Matters

Stackify Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Application monitor solutions are not novel but rather an evolutionary technology. These types of solutions answer the problems that most developers and DevOps teams encounter when building an application. Application monitor solutions help determine potential defects so developers can take corrective actions quickly. Hence, building an application is no longer complete without application performance monitoring (APM) solutions.  Software development is …

How to Monitor Server Performance

Jason Chow Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Server monitoring is important for optimum server performance to ensure no disruptions to your business. However, server performance monitoring can be dispersed and complex.  Keeping an eye on everything has become an uphill battle. Information on the server allows you to  better understand what went wrong. Tools, like Retrace, that make this uphill battle more streamlined and manageable. Let’s learn how to monitor server …

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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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Python Optimization: 3 Easy Steps

George Newton Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Python is one of the best programming resources available for designing machine learning systems. With a variety of technical abilities and potentially time-saving loops and processes, it can be an invaluable tool. However, it’s these capabilities that also make Python difficult to use. In many cases, Python may seem sluggish as it tries to navigate intricate, complicated strings of code. …

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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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Web Applications Monitoring Guide

Gert Svaiko Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Companies are juggling multiple servers, applications, transactions, and web services in the modern digital world. This brings out the difficulty of keeping track of it all. Here’s where web applications monitoring steps in and gives an in-depth overview of all applications’ performance. Let’s take a step back and dig into the basics of web application monitoring. What is web applications …

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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 Handle Application_error in ASP.NET App’s Global.asax

Aleksandra Bondrenko Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

ASP.NET offers many benefits, such as improved security, easy updating, language independence and less overall code. With that said, .NET is not without errors and issues, even when working with a professional, such as this .NET development company. One common error is an Application_error in the Global.asax file. Let’s understand how to handle ASP.NET App’s Global.asax and other common errors …

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Metrics Monitoring: Choosing the right KPIs

Iryne Somera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Software metrics measure a software’s characteristics in a countable manner. That is why tracking the metrics is a huge part of the development stage. The goal of system metrics monitoring is to determine the quality of the product or process during the development and deployment stages. However, not all metrics are beneficial to your software development. That is why you …