Use the Pulse Insights Rules feature to improve website performance

Yosan LegaspiProvider UpdatesLeave a Comment

Pulse Insights rules helps you find and fix performance issues

Pulse Insights is a powerful new addition to our Real User Monitoring software tool, Raygun Pulse.  It will periodically scan all your public web pages for performance and usability issues that your end users are experiencing with the Pulse Insights Rules feature. The best part is that all your pages are scanned automatically – no pasting in one URL and … Read More

New integration: Raygun and AWS Code Deploy for better insights into your deployments

Jeremy BoydAnnouncements, PluginsLeave a Comment

Raygun and AWS Code Deploy - get set up today

Raygun and AWS Code Deploy now work together to provide you with direct support for tracking your deployments. AWS Code Deploy is an automated deployment service and is ideal if you are deploying your applications into EC2. This latest integration gives detailed insight into the health of each deployment enabling you to monitor any new bugs introduced, regressions and issues still occurring. While … Read More

AWS Lambda environment variables and Raygun

Jesse JamesJavascript, Languages, Node.js, Product Updates, Provider Updates, Resource, Tech Stuff, Web DevelopmentLeave a Comment

AWS Lambda

In our previous article on AWS Lambda and Raygun Crash Reporting, we covered sending exception data from an AWS Lambda function written in Node.js. Recently AWS added support for environment variables to be passed into Lambda functions. These environment variables allow you to set certain constants and then access them in your Lambda functions. This new feature helps our customers … Read More

A quick guide to building a lean, clean and fast responsive website

Wayne BowmanProvider Updates, Pulse, Resource, Tech Stuff, Web DevelopmentLeave a Comment

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Responsive design. Although relatively simple to set up, there are still a few pitfalls when it comes to creating a great end user experience and a fast responsive website. We’ve all heard about responsive design, and if you’re a designer or developer you would have had this faithful companion in your tool belt for many years now. For those not … Read More

RubyConf review: 2016 and what to expect next year

Jesse JamesCommunity, General, Languages, Resource, RubyLeave a Comment

ruby conf reveiw

RubyConf is an annual conference centered around the Ruby programming language. Organized by RubyCentral, RubyConf has become the largest gathering of Ruby programming language enthusiasts in North America. This year, RubyConf was held in Cincinnati, Ohio on November 10-12.  While programmers from all languages are invited and encouraged to attend, the sessions focused mostly on Ruby, Rails, and related technologies. … Read More

Product update: Get more context around performance issues with Pulse Insights

Freyja SpavenAnnouncements, Product Updates, PulseLeave a Comment

Pulse Insights

With more end users becoming reliant on web applications for everything from holiday bookings to grocery shopping, knowing exactly how your web application is performing is becoming more crucial to your bottom line.   Statistic show if an end user has a problem with a page on your website, they will simply leave, perhaps never to return. In fact, 64% … Read More

Mobile application abandonment: common reasons

Mitchell DuncanProvider Updates, Pulse, Tech Stuff, Web DevelopmentLeave a Comment

mobile application abandonment

Today, there is an abundance of mobile applications to help people in many areas of their lives. Each mobile application competes for the end user’s attention, and as mobile developers, we know the competition is fierce out there. Your mobile application may suffer from high rates of mobile application abandonment. With such an abundance of mobile applications, how can mobile … Read More

How to improve page load speed with SVG optimization

Kyle HenwoodPulse, Resource, Tech Stuff, Web DevelopmentLeave a Comment

Improving page load speed with SVG optimization

SVG optimization is, and will always be one of the biggest improvements you can make to a web page to improve load speed. With the increasing resolutions of tablets and smartphones, getting a crisp image using bitmaps across multiple devices has become a tedious task, often requiring multiple images of differing quality. This is one of the primary driving forces of … Read More

Tools of the trade: 10 front end development tools I can’t live without

Ben HardingJavascript, Provider Updates, Pulse, Resource2 Comments

The best front end development tools

As a front end developer, creating the pixel perfect designs, maintaining codebase standards and ensuring they work across devices are only a few of the tasks I’m responsible for on a day to day basis. One thing that helps me save time and focus on the tasks I enjoy is my developer tool set. Choosing the right tools has made … Read More