Unit Testing December 21, 2015 jess No comments

Stop commenting out your tests

There’s little I dislike more than checking out a project and seeing large sections of the test module commented out. If I’m lucky there might be a TODO at the top of the section that describes why the test is commented. It’s a pretty solid bet that the TODO is out of date. It’s also likely that […]

Logging December 13, 2015 jess No comments

Pitfalls of Logging with NewRelic Insights

NewRelic Insights is a pretty nifty way to log custom events in your application. It has some ready made charting features that make it easy to track the frequency of custom events week to week. It also serves as a handy way to spot-check your request volume or error frequency  after a new release or bug fix. […]