Which Programming Languages Are Most Popular Right Now?

By Posted in Nerd Culture, Tech Topics, Top Post 18 August 2014

When developers start exploring the world, they often encounter people speaking languages they don’t know. We’re not talking about a trip to Europe, of course, we’re talking about the world of startups, agencies, and enterprise IT, where one shop might speak Python while another is fluent in Java. It’s a veritable Babel out there. Assuming…

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New Relic provides Grails support

By Posted in Product Updates, Tech Topics 8 January 2014

We are excited to announce Grails support in the Java Agent! Grails is a web application framework that uses the Groovy programming language on the JVM. Grails is heavily inspired by Ruby on Rails. It provides many convenience features, and an emphasis on convention over configuration, so that you can build your app quickly. Getting…

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Setting Up Custom Instrumentation Using the New Relic Java Agent

By Posted in Nerd Culture, Tech Topics, Top Post 13 November 2012

New Relic lets you identify the slow transactions of an application out of the box. This means you can simply download an agent, start your application running with an agent and soon see slow transactions being reported. While identifying slow transactions is key to performance tuning, there are times when I need more information about…

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