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.
Here at Honeybadger we want to give you a complete picture of your application's health. That's why we include uptime & latency monitoring with all our plans. We've been hard at work making our uptime system even better; making it suitable not only to check web pages, but also APIs.
If you're a regular Honeybadger user, you may have noticed that search looks a little different. We recently launched a new query builder that not only looks better, but also makes it a snap to construct advanced search queries.
When your autoscaling group terminates instances running Sidekiq, you should finish the Sidekiq jobs before the instance gets terminated. This is how we do that at Honeybadger.
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.
Big improvements are coming to search at Honeybadger! To kick things off, we're proud to announce (drumroll please) a date picker! This is only the first in a series of planned search UI improvements, which you can read about inside.
When we have to work with text, we often reach for regular expressions. But they're not the easiest solution to every problem. Recently I was struggling with a large regexp, when I realized it'd be less work to write a parser. This article explains the process.