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Boston Backbone.js Meetup meets TBone
October 9, 2013 by

Industry Insights

Last night, I had the pleasure of discussing TBone with the Boston Backbone.js Meetup hosted by Bocoup. Turnout was great, with about sixty folks and plenty of pizza and beer (sponsored by AppNeta – thanks AppNeta! …). TBone is a JavaScript reactive programming and live templating library originally built on top of Backbone, a popular
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Stacks of Cache
September 18, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

Everyone likes cache. How can you not? In countless cases, you can remediate performance problems quickly and cheaply by adding a cache layer to your stack. It’s like bolting a nitrous oxide system onto your tricked out street racer, or throwing dry leaves on your campfire. Immediate, obvious big performance difference, teeny-tiny investment of effort.
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How do Drupal 8's frontend changes affect backend scaling?

Drupal 8: Front to Back
September 12, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

Over the past few months I’ve covered some of the many ways in which Drupal 8 is a large departure from its predecessors. While I’ve mainly written about the new backend architecture, Drupal’s frontend is also experiencing plenty of exciting changes. Its visual identity may still be the soft blue and white that we’ve come
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New Features in Burndown
September 6, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

A few months ago we announced Burndown, an open source web application for tracking the progress of Github milestones. For those of you that missed out: Harnessing the power of the mighty Github API, Burndown provides a dead simple way to generate a burndown chart for any Github milestone. This is helpful for tracking both
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Drupal 8: A View Into Performance
August 29, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

Drupal 8: A View Into Performance This is part 4 in a 5-part series on performance in the upcoming Drupal 8. Check out part 3, on performance in Twig templating, here. Views is one of the most installed Drupal modules with over two thirds of Drupal sites reporting that they have it installed. Soon, though,
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Bedtime Stories with TBone.js
August 28, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

TL;DR: Meet TBone, a reactive / data-flow-oriented programming library with a live templating system built on top of it, built by the team at AppNeta.  One part of TBone’s magic is that it searches the graph of model & view dependencies to prevent firing ajax requests when that data is not currently needed on the
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Hubot, AppNeta. AppNeta, Hubot.
August 5, 2013 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Time was that everyone used subversion, and connectivity problems were the #2 programmer excuse for legitimately slacking off. One of the strengths of git is the ability to switch branches and continue working even if you can’t fetch or push, eliminating the “how do I svn commit on a plane” problem. But what if I
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A Painless Introduction to Java’s ThreadLocal Storage
July 22, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

What is ThreadLocal? A simple example As its name suggests, a single instance of ThreadLocal can store different values for each thread independently. Therefore, the value stored in a ThreadLocal instance is specific (local) to the current running Thread, any other code logic running on the same thread will see the same value, but not
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Tracing Black Boxes I: JMX Insight Into JVM Performance
March 11, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

As an APM sales engineer at AppNeta, I’m constantly exposed to new technologies, and over the past few months I’ve gained a lot of insight into some fairly obscure parts of the Java web ecosystem. Where else would I have the opportunity to learn about Cocoon, Felix, or Railo? I’m primarily a Python developer, though – even some well-known features of Java
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Relieve Event Binding Aches in Backbone.js
March 6, 2013 by

Performance Monitoring

Hey! I’m Dan Riti, the latest addition to the TraceView team! I recently joined as a full stack engineer in the Providence office, and it’s been an exciting past couple of weeks learning about the world of tracing distributed web applications.  I’ve been working primarily on improving our Trace Details page, which provides an in-depth
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