Loupe for the Web: Separating Signal from Noise

We all know it’s hard to separate the signal from the noise sometimes. This is especially so for dev leads during development. I mean, there’s so many exceptions thrown because the execution paths are not yet complete, that it’s hard to spot the real problems amongst the exceptions that will resolve themselves when the code…

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Loupe for the Web: Using Exceptions and Warnings

On the theme of “Everything’s Broken and no one Knows Why”, this blog post will show you how Loupe for the Web provides all the information a developer needs to solve an issue with an internal application. Imagine our hero developer coming in to work one morning. His boss tells him that there’s been a…

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Hub: Email Notifications

Good morning everyone, and it’s time to open door number 8 on our Gibraltar Advent Calendar! In this post I want to talk to you about email notifications from Hub. To receive these, the first thing you have to do is to configure Hub to send them. This is really a two part process. Part…

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Super Useful Perf Counters

Well, Rachel’s wit and charm is a tough act to follow, but I wanted to kick-off our Christmas Advent calendar with a little treat about the Windows performance counters Gibraltar collects automatically and how you can use them to identify memory leaks and other problems in your .NET apps. If you’ve ever used Microsoft’s PerfMon…

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I See MVC!

If you’re a web dev, you couldn’t help but notice that, whilst we carry a lot of content on our site, showing you how to use Gibraltar in various scenarios, the content for ASP.Net MVC is somewhat lacking, and by lacking I mean, ahem, non existent. Well, we noticed that too, and the good news…

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The View From Mount Olympus

What did we do? Here at Gibraltar Labs, we’ve been working on a Social Media analyser that we call Socialyze. This, cloud based, application can analyse a feed from a given Social Media account, say Twitter, and provide you with a number of real time and aggregated graphs which will help you visualize the vast…

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New Features of Gibraltar 3.0 #5 – Grouping

I’m just returning from my Easter break and we’ve reached the fifth and final day in our tour of the new features of Gibraltar 3.0. In today’s video we’re going to look at how Gibraltar 3.0 keeps your production logs separate from Dev or QA environments — and how it keeps official releases separate from…

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New Features of Gibraltar 3.0 #4 – PostSharp

We’ve reached day 4 of this week long series demonstrating some of the new features of Gibraltar 3.0. Today it’s time to look at how using PostSharp 2.1 lets you trace methods, monitor performance and track feature usage all without writing a single line of code!

New Features of Gibraltar 3.0 #3 – NuGet Packages

Continuing our look at the new features in Gibraltar 3.0, I want to show you that it is easier than ever to use with your .NET applications. Our NuGet packages handle all the tedium of adding references and config settings and keeping them up to date. We even have specialized packages if you use Gibraltar…

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New Features of Gibraltar 3.0 #2 – Ad Hoc Reporting

Yesterday I started a blog series detailing some of the cool new features that shipped with Gibraltar 3.0. Today I’ll continue that series by showing you a video demonstrating how Gibraltar 3.0 has added a pivot grid to aid in ad hoc reporting and analysis. As always, please leave any feedback you may have in…

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New Features of Gibraltar 3.0 #1 – Live Logging

Just yesterday the paint on all those new ones and zeros dried and we ushered out the latest version of Gibraltar, (3.0.0.1040 for those of you version geeks out there). More information about the release can be found elsewhere on the blog, and more in depth information about Gibraltar can be found here. Every day…

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Gibraltar 3.0 Released

Gibraltar 3.0 is out with numerous scalability and performance updates including 64-bit Analyst support, faster access for larger repositories, live session viewing and other enhancements aimed at very large or long running applications such as web sites or Windows Services.

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