The TrackJS Blog

Sharing our experience building maintainable software, product development, debugging, and other interesting ideas.

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Avoiding Ad Blockers with Forwarding Domains

Avoiding Ad Blockers with Forwarding Domains

By Eric Brandes

Large tech companies are monetizing and exploiting customer data in increasingly unpalatable ways. It’s no surprise that users are fighting back. It’s estimated between 25% and 50% of users are employing ad blockers. Unfortunately, some overzealous ad blocking tools have added TrackJS domains t...

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Logging Errors in Web Workers

Logging Errors in Web Workers

By Todd H Gardner

Release 3.8.0 of the TrackJS browser agent added support for Web Workers, which adds some awesome new observability to the background tasks of your web applications.

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Hard-Won Lessons Building Maintainable Web Applications

Hard-Won Lessons Building Maintainable Web Applications

By Todd H Gardner

I’ve built web applications for 15 years. Some have succeeded and flourished, others have crashed and burned. But I’ve learned some hard-won lessons along the way: techniques that correlate with maintainable code and long-term success. Maybe they can help you.

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TrackJS for Node

TrackJS for Node

By Todd H Gardner

TrackJS error monitoring, on your servers. We’re thrilled to announce official support for Node environments and the 1.0.0 release of our Node agent.

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May 2020 Product Updates

May 2020 Product Updates

By Todd H Gardner

The TrackJS team is hard at work polishing the product to make it even better at tracking JavaScript Errors. Here’s what we shipped this Spring.

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Debugging Stories and Comfy Pants

Debugging Stories and Comfy Pants

By Todd H Gardner

There is one big advantage to us all working from home: comfy pants. No more dress code, no more business casual. You might not be wearing pants at all! Bugs don’t care if you wear pants, but your team might.

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Parsing Query Strings in .NET Core

Parsing Query Strings in .NET Core

By Eric Brandes

We recently needed to parse and modify some query strings while building Request Metrics. Query string parsing has never been pleasant in .NET, has it improved in .NET Core?

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Quarantined for COVID-19

Quarantined for COVID-19

By Todd H Gardner

These are strange and interesting times. Our best wishes to all the developers and communities around the world affected by the COVID-19 epidemic.

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Building Request Metrics

Building Request Metrics

By Todd H Gardner

We’ve been working on something big. We’re building Request Metrics, a new service for web performance monitoring.

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