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Runtime Error Handling in AWS Lambda


AWS Lambda offers some powerful resources for running serverless applications. It enables developers to create code without having to worry about the headaches of running and managing servers in the…

21 Tips for Using Airbrake


New year, new goals for your app! This year, we compiled a list of top tips from the developers at Airbrake to help you take full advantage of Airbrake and…

What Does HTTP Do?


What is HTTP? Before diving into what HTTP does, it’s important to understand what it is. HTTP stands for HyperText Transfer Protocol. It is the primary protocol used for communicating…

The Best APM Tools for Developers


Application Performance Monitoring (APM) has gone beyond the realm of operation professionals, such as IT and system engineers. Developers need APM, as well. But not every tool included in your…

Dedicated QA vs. Developer/Engineering Testing


With changes in development testing methodologies, people often wonder if Engineering teams will ultimately replace Quality Assurance (QA) teams by incorporating QA responsibilities into the development lifecycle. This debate has…

Golang Error Handling Basics


One of the more useful features of the Go programming language is the way that it handles errors. Instead of using a Try/Catch methodology like other programming languages, Go treats…

Get Ready for Launch


Earlier this year, Airbrake released it’s free Developer Tier. This was our first full-featured, always free development tier for new apps. While it’s been very popular, its existence showed we…

How To Improve Your Apdex Score


Apdex Score is one of the most important tools you have at your disposal to assess your application’s health. A low score equal to or below 0.49 signifies that something…

What is an Apdex Score?


When attempting to determine whether an application is successful, one of the hardest things to quantify is User Experience or UX. Developers typically rely on qualitative measurements based on surveys…

CEO Insights: Are your customers paying more for less?


Flattening all available features into a single-tier places emphasizes on the core value of your cloud-based solution. This makes it easier for customers to use your solution, increases usage, and improves the long-term growth of your business.

Controlling Airbrake Error Volumes with Usage Caps & Filters


Customers often ask how they can more finitely control the number of errors they receive during a given billing cycle.These requests generally originate from a need for flexibility and cost management.

Airbrake Introduces On-Demand Errors


A cheaper, easier way to catch every error in your app Today we are very pleased to announce Airbrake “On-Demand” pricing for error monitoring. Beginning October 1st, Airbrake customers will…

“Airbrake has been a critical member of every team I've worked with. It allows us to identify and resolve issues before customers are affected.”


“Airbrake has such an intuitive experience for debugging that it enabled a significantly faster triage process. For a recent issue, I started reading through the git diff (~1000 lines) and spotted the bug within a minute or two. The fix was deployed moments later. All in all it took just 30 minutes from error detection to deployed fix.”

- EatSafeCode

“Airbrake is easy to set up, and the backtrace and environment tabs are particularly useful, as well as the integration with deploys.”

- HotelTonight