View SQL Queries From Your Code With Prefix

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Have you heard the saying “you can’t manage what you can’t measure?” The phrase is often attributed to management thinker Peter Drucker, and less often to other authors as well. It can also slightly vary in its wording, depending on the source. At the end of the day, the exact wording of the sayer and who said it first doesn’t …

MySQL Tutorial: How to Improve Performance

Phil Vuollet Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Performance tuning MySQL depends on a number of factors. For one thing, MySQL runs on various operating systems. For another, there are a variety of storage engines and file formats—each with their own nuances. In this tutorial, you’ll learn about performance tuning MySQL. But first, you need to narrow the problem down to MySQL. Let’s say Retrace is reporting a …

How To Build Resilient Applications with Polly

Geovanny Alzate Sandoval Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Handling errors properly have always been an important and delicate task when it comes to making our applications more reliable. It is true that we can’t know when an exception will happen, but it is true that we can control how our applications should behave under an undesirable state, such as a handled or unhandled exception scenario. When I say …