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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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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 …

ASP.NET Performance Tools

ASP.NET Performance: 9 Types of Tools You Need to Know!

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Insights for Dev Managers, Popular

One of the best things about being a .NET developer is all the amazing ASP.NET performance tools that can make your life easier. This blog post is a list of the various types of ASP.NET performance tools at your disposal for finding and optimizing ASP.NET performance problems. Depending on the task, some of these tools will be much better than …

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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? …

What is Load Testing?

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

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

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 …

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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, …

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 …

Best Performance Testing Tools

Erna Clayton Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Implementing the best performance testing tools allows for an optimized end user experience and improved web performance.  In order to execute accurate and effective performance testing, it is important for QA engineers to have access to the right set of tools. With the plethora of performance testing tools, it has become tedious to pick the right tool for your use …

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How to optimize your Python apps

Iryne Somera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Python optimization is the solution to speed performance issues. But, when do you optimize, and what parts of the code should be optimized? This article will help you answer these questions.  Developers always want to efficiently write neat code. However, things are quite different when working with a Python-based data science project. There will be situations where you need Python …

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How to diagnose application slowness

Dorian Martin Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

When a business application slows down, bad things happen. Your customer support gets slammed with service requests. Your boss calls an emergency meeting to talk to the product and developer teams. Everybody’s asking the same question: what happened? Diagnosing a slow application and finding the cause of the problem is something developers need to do quickly. Performance-related problems are in …

Web performance: How to load test

Iryne Somera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Website owners commonly ask why they need a website performance load tester.  Throughout web history, some extremely popular sites have had their fair share of serious downtimes.  Either they get massive traffic volumes, or their website simply crashes. Thus, web performance load tester services check the application’s ability to perform under anticipated user loads. Online presence requires site owners to …

Top API Performance Metrics Every Development Team Should Use

Raushan Kumar Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

APIs provide insights for development teams to configure and deploy DevOps infrastructure.  API performance metrics aid in the contribution of operational functionalities to the project.  API performance metrics are measured in a hierarchical structure in conjunction with operational API metrics.  Operational metrics are the most basic set of the metric structure for measuring API performance.  The metrics include number of …