Josh is Honeybadger's resident bug hunter and technical debt collector. Once enthusiastically referred to as a "human exception tracker", he spends his days crafting the middleware, plugins, and gems which keep the 'badger fat and happy through a steady diet of fresh data.
While a public status page does foster transparency and trust with users, sometimes you just need to save face. And hey, you're a tech behemoth—you can get away with it.
Are you on DEV? Did you know that it's open-source, and that it uses Honeybadger? We just launched a new feature to help communities like DEV fix more errors together!
It's time to throw out the Silicon Valley bullshit that perpetuates the idea of "F*ck-You Money."
At Honeybadger, we use Redis a lot. It's our Swiss Army Knife; it's a cache, a single source of truth, it stores background jobs, and more. Basically, Redis is one of those services that should never fail.
I was pondering the DevOps apocalypse recently...
Good news, 'badgers! We just shipped an official Vue.js integration for Honeybadger. When your Vue apps are on fire, Honeybadger alerts you of exceptions in real-time, helping to identify the root cause so that you can fix them—fast.
In September, we attended ElixirConf in Bellevue, WA. We're still fans of Elixir. Check out some of the highlights from the conference.
Last week we released version 4.0.0 of the
honeybadger Ruby gem. This release includes a long-awaited feature which makes it even easier to customize your error reports before they are sent to Honeybadger. We also did some much-needed refactoring, and made a few removals and deprecations for good measure. Don't worry, though—most of the API remains unchanged, so upgrading should be a relatively painless process for most users.
We recently shipped version 3.2 of the honeybadger Ruby Gem, which includes a new feature to make it easier to add context to your error reports.
This month we released a new version of our hex package, which includes a major refactor of the internal client logic as well as some new features, improvements, and bug fixes.
Check-Ins allow you to monitor jobs and services by pinging a Honeybadger URL periodically. If you ever stop "checking in", Honeybadger will alert you.
The latest version of the honeybadger Ruby gem includes a lot of improvements and new features. Check it out!
I recently rebuilt my multi-purpose desktop system with Arch Linux; in this post I talk about my computing goals, my solutions, and the results.
I want to extend a super Honeybadger welcome to our very first hire, Sophia Le. Sophia joined us last month as our official Marketing Coordinator, and she's already making a big difference around here. We couldn't be more excited to have her join the team!