Measurement Monday

Happy Monday! There have been a lot of great posts this past week that we want to share with you, so let’s get to it.

Jeff Hodges had a great post targeted at developers entitled “Notes on Distributed Systems for Young Bloods” that was full of great tips on growing your application. Of course, we’re particular fans of his point “Metrics are the only way to get your job done”, but there’s lot of great points in his article.

Data visualization fans will no doubt find something interesting in AppStoreRankings.net’s App Store visualization tool. Even if you’re not interested in the iOS App development community, there’s something to appreciate in how they visualize the disparate scales of data in a way that makes it easy to comprehend.

Another developer focused post, “The 10 Commandments of Logging” from Brice Figureau, was full of great advice about logging your data. We hope you’re already monitoring your important application data in Instrumental, but the humble log file is often the best place to capture important debugging and state data.

Have a great week!

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