Installing Exceptionless from GitHub

Since we officially announced that Exceptionless was going open source last week, we wanted to provide everyone with a quick and easy video walkthrough of how to get up and running locally.

It’s really quick, as you can see from the below video. Below the video is also a textual walkthrough. Please take a look and let us know if you have any questions. (more…)

Fork Us! Exceptionless Goes Open Source

OctocatIt’s a big day at Exceptionless.

We are super excited to announce that we are open sourcing the Exceptionless code! That’s right, now you can hack on our real-time error reporting tool yourself.

Too many apps are throwing too many errors out there, resulting in confused users, lost business, and endless frustration.

We believe Exceptionless can help the development community become more in-tune with their code by making those errors more transparent, trackable, and squashable. More importantly, we want to support developers building and shipping better code for their users.

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XML Parsing Exception Caught and Fixed – Case Study

This is yet another story of an elusive bug that, without a proper error reporting service, would have gone un-noticed for a very long time.

When third-party software and services interact with your code, in any way, you have to be wary that their data may be different from yours. In this instance, our client was parsing some XML that included an unfriendly cookie name. Lets see what happened next… (more…)

Receive Error Notifications from Your App via Email

Maybe you’ve got this awesome new web app that you’re ready to go live with, or maybe you’re working on a project that is already customer facing but you’ve got major new features rolling out and want to make sure all goes well.

We both know there’s going to be something that isn’t completely right after launch. It might be a big bug stopping certain users from placing orders on your site, or it might be something that won’t even affect your customers. It might be highly visible, or completely hidden from your view. Either way, you want to know when that error occurs and what the details are. That’s where Exceptionless comes in. (more…)