Setting Up Custom Instrumentation Using New Relic for Node.js

By Posted in Tech Topics, Using Our Products 16 September 2014

The New Relic for Node.js agent has automatic instrumentation for standard web requests, but sometimes that isn’t enough. If you are using web sockets or databases we don’t instrument yet, have background jobs, or have segments of your code that you’d like more insight into, custom instrumentation is for you. Luckily, we’ve added custom instrumentation…

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FutureStack14 Badges: Expect New-and-Improved Design and Features

By Posted in Events, Nerd Culture, Tech Topics 15 September 2014

With FutureStack14 now less than a month away, we’re just about ready to put the finishing touches on our electronic conference badges. So I thought it’d be fun to give everyone sneak peek at the new-and-improved design we have in store. We’ll be continuing our tradition of pushing technology boundaries, starting with a complete redesign…

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The 5 Things Every API Must Have

By Posted in Tech Topics 8 September 2014

When building a Web API, certain features are commonly needed for a baseline implementation. Sometimes these may be specific features built into the framework or they may need to be manually coded. In this post, I’ve compiled the various Node.js libraries, along with the key features, needed for API development. Regardless of API framework or…

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