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Debugging a .NET Serverless App

Serverless development has become the hot thing in tech. Renting time on a virtual machine only when you need it saves money and resources. However, there are many gotchas that can make working with serverless technology difficult if you’re not prepared. One such gotcha is event handling. Unlike a Web Server applications, events in a …Read More

Why You Should be Practicing Exception Driven Development

You’ve heard of test-driven development. You’ve heard of behavior-driven development. Maybe you’ve even heard of acceptance-driven development. But you probably haven’t heard much about exception-driven development. Let’s take a look at what that type of development process is and why you should be practicing it. Exception Driven Development # Jeff Atwood, of Coding Horror, wrote …Read More

Comparing Monitoring Services

Error monitoring is vital to the success of any application. Console logs only get you so far. Once your app is out in the wild, asking your customers to open up the developer tools window and inspect it for errors is a deal-breaker. This is where error monitoring services come in. Let’s take a look …Read More

Set Default Log Levels

Customize Your Log Levels on the Fly # Imagine this scenario. You’re debugging your application. You KNOW there is a problem, but your logs aren’t showing you anything helpful. You’ve bounced your head off your desk at least 34 times. Then it hits you! You’ve configured your error monitoring service to only capture FATAL errors, …Read More

Introducing Exceptionless 7

Feedback and community support is the key to growing a successful open-source company, and you all have provided us some of the best feedback possible. With your feedback, we just released one of our biggest improvements yet. This release includes changes on both the application interface and the core functionality. We wanted to highlight some …Read More

How to Self-Host Your Error Monitoring Service

The beauty of open-source solutions is that you are often given the option to self-host or pay for an easy hosted solution by the company or people who created the project. This is true of many projects. Ghost is a popular example of this from the blogging world. Some analytics serves, including Matomo, allow users …Read More

Why We Upgraded Our Production Application to .NET 5.0

Update: Microsoft has officially released .NET 5.0! # For anyone who has built an application, you’ve probably built it on some library or framework that changes over time. To keep up, you have to upgrade your application. However, there are varying schools of thought around when you should upgrade. At Exceptionless, we like to be on …Read More