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Sep 29, 2022   |  By Adebayo Adams
Do you want to write cleaner code? This article delves into some techniques you can use to write maintainable and easy-to-understand JavaScript.
Sep 26, 2022   |  By Ashley Allen
Markdown makes it easy to add syntax to your plaintext documents and convert it to HTML later. PHP has robust support for parsing and rendering markdown—consider this your go-to guide for working with markdown in PHP.
Sep 22, 2022   |  By Muhammed Ali
Building stateful web applications can be tricky, unless you use a framework, of course—Django to the rescue! In this article, learn how to build a realtime chat app using Django Channels and WebSockets.
Sep 19, 2022   |  By Aestimo Kirina
Want to deploy a Rails app with Docker and AWS, but not sure where to start? AWS Fargate simplifies the convoluted process of deploying Docker on Amazon's Elastic Container Service (ECS). It's also a good alternative to Heroku.
Sep 15, 2022   |  By Badmus Kola
JavaScript is single-threaded, but did you know that you can get multithreading with web workers? In this article, Badmus Kola explains how to use web workers to perform operations in parallel.
Sep 5, 2022   |  By Mauro Chojrin
You may have used OAuth before, but do you know how it really works? In this article, Mauro Chojrin dives deep into building an end-to-end OAuth implementation in PHP.
Sep 1, 2022   |  By Giridhar Talla
Generating PDFs is a rite of passage for every developer. In this article, Giridhar Talla teaches us how to use Python to work with PDF files using two common libraries: fpdf and pypdf2.
Aug 29, 2022   |  By Mauro Chojrin
How do you debug your PHP code? If you use `echo`, `var_dump`, and `print_r`, there's a better way: use a debugger! Join Mauro Chojrin for an exploration of three world-class debuggers available for PHP.
Aug 25, 2022   |  By Pavel Tkachenko
Getting data *into* your database is easy, but querying large datasets is challenging—especially without the right indexes. Pavel Tkachenko teaches how to write performant SQL queries with EXPLAIN and ANALYZE.
Aug 22, 2022   |  By Samson Omojola
Amazon's Elastic Beanstalk makes it easy to deploy and scale your applications with load balancing, health monitoring, and auto-scaling. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to deploy a Node JS application with AWS Elastic Beanstalk.
Oct 29, 2021   |  By Honeybadger
This week Ben interviews Garrett Dimon to talk about some of his exciting new projects. They also cover alternatives to the SaaS business model, such as self-hosted licensing options, to make vacations more relaxing for founders if something goes wrong.
Oct 22, 2021   |  By Honeybadger
This week The Founders take a trip down freelancer memory lane and talk about the hot apps they built and which of them are still alive. They also cover NFTs, pivoting to private equity, and candy bar servers. Also, is "spider season" an official season in the Pacific Northwest?!?!? Click to listen now on the interwebs.
Oct 15, 2021   |  By Honeybadger
This week the Founders recap the initial Hook Relay launch and cover things they learned along the way. Also discussed is if developers will struggle to find purpose if products like Hook Relay make their lives too easy. Lastly, do you remember the days of converting PSDs to HTML? Tune in and prepare for launch!
Oct 8, 2021   |  By Honeybadger
There's no episode of FounderQuest this week. However, if you want to hear WHY there's no episode, Ben takes some time out of fighting fires to explain in 34 seconds.
Oct 1, 2021   |  By Honeybadger
It's a special edition episode this week as Ben chats with Felix Livni of Schedulista to talk startups. There are plenty of hot takes to go around such as ignoring good advice when starting a business, how boostrappers should do the exact opposite things that a venture funded company does, and why you may consider direct mail for a SaaS business. Grab your pitchforks and tune in!
Sep 24, 2021   |  By Honeybadger
This week The Founders talk about integrations and the fact they're spending more and more time updating Honeybadger because of partners' app changes. They also conduct an autopsy on the outbound sales initiative, discuss creating a fictional employee for customers to focus their ire, and decide whether to tweak Hook Relay's site or just ship it!
Sep 10, 2021   |  By Honeybadger
This week on FounderQuest, the hosts go over some features of Hook Relay, share some research on broadcast email solutions, and discuss operational security tips for compliance (get a guard dog). Plus, Goatse is remembered as the original Rick Roll (NSW - Do NOT Google it).
Sep 3, 2021   |  By Honeybadger
On this week's episode Ben talks about rolling over Honeybadger's main Redis cluster and timing his MacBook upgrade. Josh provides updates on upgrading the Java package with Docker and his secret method to bootstrapping a new machine. Plus Starr runs the revenue numbers and shares why she is buying a printing press!
Aug 27, 2021   |  By Honeybadger
We're back! The Founders recap their respective Hot Vax Summers. They also provide some updates on automating the SOC 2 process, their outbound sales efforts, and the blog. Also, what if you could trade-up your small business to a larger one, similar to trading up from a starter home? Listen hungry, there's lots of food for thought!

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Monitoring — like web development — is complex. Every day we hear about new tools and techniques, but they're usually for big organizations. Ones with dedicated devops teams and so much traffic they care more about “error rates” than individual user experiences. When you're on a smaller team, this doesn't work so well. You know instrumentation doesn’t pay the bills. Customers do. When they encounter a problem you need clear actionable intelligence, not walls of charts and reams of logs.

What if there were a monitoring tool for developers like us? A single tool that could answer at a glance:

  • Are any front-end or back-end systems raising errors?
  • Is the site unreachable or unusually slow?
  • Are scheduled tasks completing as expected?
  • Which customers have been affected by errors today?
That’s Honeybadger. We’re the application health monitoring tool built for you, not Google.

Honeybadger is used by tens of thousands of pragmatic developers in companies of all sizes who want to focus on shipping great, error-free products instead of wasting time building and maintaining a bespoke monitoring stack.