Important Skills for .NET Developers

Top .NET Developer Skills According to Tech Leaders and Experts

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Microsoft’s .NET Framework is incredibly popular, and its widespread use is one of the reasons C# is gaining ground as one of the most popular and most-used programming languages. What’s more, .NET Core, a modular, open-source (check out the code on GitHub) development stack that’s already used by ASP.NET and .NET Native, is quickly gaining speed, which will heavily influence the …

Java Memory Leaks

What to Do About Java Memory Leaks: Tools, Fixes, and More

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Memory management is Java’s strongest suit and one of the many reasons developers choose Java over other platforms and programming languages. On paper, you create objects, and Java deploys its garbage collector to allocate and free up memory. But that’s not to say Java is flawless. As a matter of fact, memory leaks happen and they happen a lot in …

What is Load Testing?

What is Load Testing? How It Works, Tools, Tutorials, and More

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Load testing is a type of performance testing that simulates a real-world load on any software, application, or website. Without it, your application could fail miserably in real-world conditions. That’s why we build tools like Retrace to help you monitor application performance and fix bugs before your code ever gets to production. Load testing examines how the system behaves during …

Americaneagle.com and ROC Commerce stay ahead with Retrace

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Stackify Product & Company Updates

As a digital agency, the last thing you need are production issues for your ecommerce clients. The stakes are even higher when your ecommerce clients are running Super Bowl ads for millions to see.  Instead of enjoying the game, you are faced with troubleshooting a dumpster fire. The development teams at Americaneagle.com and ROC Commerce rely heavily on Application Performance …

Stackify’s New Pricing: Everything you need to know

Alexandra Altvater Stackify Product & Company Updates

Stackify Retrace pricing is changing. We’re moving away from our old device-based billing to a modern usage-based billing. This means you’ll pick a plan based on the exact amount of projected logs and performance traces you collect and nothing more.  You’re probably wondering why and what’s in it for me.  Stackify has one core belief that has guided us since …

Stackify Changes Pricing Model for Retrace

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Stackify has changed the pricing model for its APM tool, Retrace. This change in pricing is in line with usage-based shifts in technology along with changing architectures.

2020 Best Tech Startups in Leawood

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The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Leawood, Kansas. In doing our research, we considered several factors.

Prefix Code Profiler

What is Code Profiling? Learn the 3 Types of Code Profilers

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At Stackify, we’re all about helping you improve your application’s performance. We have actually developed two code profilers ourselves. Because of that, we like to think we know a thing or two about code profiling. Today I want to talk about the three different types of code profilers, describe the differences between them, and recommend some tools for your toolbox. …

What is SDLC?

What Is SDLC? Understand the Software Development Life Cycle

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The Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) refers to a methodology with clearly defined processes for creating high-quality software. in detail, the SDLC methodology focuses on the following phases of software development: Requirement analysis Planning Software design such as architectural design Software development Testing Deployment This article will explain how SDLC works, dive deeper in each of the phases, and provide …

COVID-19 Update: Our Promise

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Our mission has always been to help software teams to continuously improve their applications. As COVID-19 is impacting the world, we want to assure you that we’re staying true to our promise.

Stackify Concentrates on Kansas City

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Stackify shifts outreach strategy to concentrate its focus on local network expansion and prioritize Kansas City development teams.

Continuous Application Improvement

What is Continuous Application Improvement?

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CAI stands for Continuous Application Improvement. It is a software improvement process that is implemented at each step of the SDLC, ensuring immediate feedback at each step rather than waiting until risk levels and impact has gone up. When you implement CAI you shift your improvement process as far left as possible and catch software bugs and performance problems where …

What is Real User Monitoring?

What Is Real User Monitoring? How It Works, Examples, Best Practices, and More

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Real User Monitoring is a type of performance monitoring that captures and analyzes each transaction by users of a website or application. It’s also known as real user measurement, real user metrics, end-user experience monitoring, or simply RUM. It’s used to gauge user experience, including key metrics like load time and transaction paths, and it’s an important component of application …