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Sticker Mule

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We love sticker mule, but while trying to order some stickers I encountered the default error page. I sent them a quick tweet, and a few weeks later we saw…

Gem Bumped to 3.1.2

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We’ve recently bumped our rails gem with the below fixes. https://rubygems.org/gems/airbrake . Version 3.1.2 – 2012-06-23 02:27:01 +0200 =============================================================================== Hrvoje Šimić (5): routing errors ignored by default, for #92 use…

Wheelmap

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Wheelmap  is the tenth Airbraker in our “Awesome Airbrakers” series! What does your App do? It shows wheelchair accessible places and lets users tag locations as wheelchair accessible. Then it sends…

Causes

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We welcome Causes  as the ninth Airbraker in our “Awesome Airbrakers” series. What does your App do? We’re a platform for online activism, from raising awareness on issues to helping nonprofits…

NYC Airbrake Cribs. Kickstarter

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For the second in our Airbrake Cribs, we were lucky enough to get a tour of the Kickstarter office thanks to Lance @cainlevy.  Kickstarter has been using Airbrake since 2010, and have slowly taken…

Scalaz Airbrake Scala Notifier

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We’re happy to cross post that StackMob has just shared it’s Scala client for Airbrake. It is written in Scala using Scalaz IO and actors. Code found on GitHub here. @TaylorLeese spent…

Airbrake Ruby Gem. 3.1.0.

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Today, Sunday June 3rd, we’ve completed a major update to our Gem. Upgrading to 3.1.0. We’ve posted it on http://rubygems.org/gems/airbrake and have tagged the changes on the Airbrake Github repo.…

HipChat and Airbrake integration.

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Today we’re happy to announce tightly integrated HipChat integration.  Each time a new notification happens hipchat is send a message, with the title, URL and occurrence count.  This can be…

Airbrake frontend migration to Heroku

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Airbrakers–thank you for your patience with our major May migration. You’ve asked us to share details of our new infrastructure and this will be the first of many posts where…

Create Github Issues from Airbrake.

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Today we’re happy to announce Github Issue integration.  Everyone will see this little button on the Error  Summary page.  Letting you send exceptions to Github Issues with one click. This is…

Krakow & Railsberry | Airbrake Report

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After leaving San Francisco at 9pm, I finally arrived in Krakow at 11pm the next day.  This was my first trip to Poland, and I was excited to meet the people and…

Planned Airbrake migration – ♥ Go & ♥ Riak.

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Earlier this month Airbrake processed its 8th billionth unique error, we’ve had peak days of 100 millon errors a day from our first wave of processing. Our rapidly expanding growth…

JavaScript: How To Turn a String Into an Array

Turning a string into an array in JavaScript is tricky. The act of changing the string is simple, but if not done properly, you might see errors or even latent errors. Before diving into errors commonly associated with changing a string into an array, it might be helpful to go into how to create strings…

Tesla Limo Company uses Airbrake for Continuous Improvement Process

“Airbrake is a rough measure of quality and a part of our continuous improvement process.”

Tom Tuddenham, Senior Software Engineer
Evoke

503 Service Unavailable Error: What It Is and How to Fix It

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A 503 Service Unavailable Error is an HTTP response status code indicating that a server is temporarily unable to handle the request. This may be due to an overloaded server or a server that’s down for maintenance. This particular response code differs from the 500 Internal Server Error we explored some time ago. While a 500…

22 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 all of its features.  Here’s what our Airbrake developers have said about using Airbrake Error & Performance Monitoring:  Tip #1: Add custom error parameters in…

Log4javabrake Patches in Response to Log4j Vulnerability

*updated December 21, 2021 What is the Log4j Vulnerability?  If you use Apache Log4j, your application is vulnerable to hackers due to these vulnerabilities: CVE-2021-44228 CVE-2021-45046 CVE-2021-45105 Through these vulnerabilities, hackers can remotely execute unauthenticated code, which means that hackers can steal data, install crypto miners, steal system credentials, etc.  In response to this, Airbrake…

HotelTonight

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We welcome @Chris Bailey from HotelTonight to the sixth Airbraker in our “Awesome Airbrakers” series. What does your App do?HotelTonight is a mobile last-minute/same-day hotel booking service. We have iOS and Android apps, as well as mobile web, that allow customers to book awesome hotels, at great rates, for check-in tonight. The apps are beautiful, and have…

Why MyFitnessPal uses Airbrake

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“What do we like about Airbrake?

Easy to implement.
Easy to integrate with Slack.
Email reports.
Useful info to troubleshoot errors.”

Lead Developer, MyFitnessPal

Awesome Airbraker: OpenTable

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We would like to welcome OpenTable as the 34th Airbraker in our “Awesome Airbrakers” series. What value does Venga bring to it’s customers? Venga is a CRM and business intelligence platform that revolutionizes how restaurants connect with their guests. What do you like about Airbrake? Being notified when an error occurs in production is invaluable. Instead of…

Tinkergarten Resolves Sign-Up Error with Airbrake Occurrences

“Being able to see an error the first time someone hits it, even if it’s just 5 minutes after the release goes live, and then quickly  hopping on to fix it before a board member, the CEO or a customer complains really is invaluable to us.”

Tim Broder, CTO
Tinkergarten

Python Index Error: Index Out of Range

Introduction Today, we’re making our way through our in-depth Python Exception Handling series. In this article, we’ll discuss the Python IndexError: Index Out of Range.  Throughout this post, we’ll examine the Index Out of Range error in detail, starting with where it sits in the larger Python Exception Class Hierarchy, why it occurs, and how…

“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.”

- CTO

“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