Take advantage of real-time notifications to automate application monitoring

Take advantage of real-time notifications to automate application monitoring

Hi, I'm Valerio software engineer and CTO at Inspector. As notifications becomes increasingly central to the way that our users stay informed about how their applications are performing, we have recently introduced Notification Channels. My early work with small businesses showed me first-hand how hard it was for software agencies and developers to understand or avoid system crashes in their backend as …

The Real ROI of Inspector

The Real ROI of Inspector

Hi, I’m Valerio software engineer and CTO at Inspector a real-time monitoring dashboard for PHP applications. As product owner I experienced moments of big anxiety when my systems doesn’t respond as expected and marketing campaigns continue to drive a lot of traffic. Users don’t like bugs, it seems obvious although we often tend to underestimate this sadden reality. Users don’t spend time to report …

How and why to use Laravel Homestead for local development — real life TIPS

How and why to use Laravel Homestead for local development — real life TIPS

Hi, I’m Valerio, software engineer from Italy and CTO at Inspector.dev. To be honest, I wasn’t an early adopter of local VMs as development environment (Docker, Vagrant, etc), mainly because I thought it took time to learn and I always have very limited free time. Than I discovered Homestead, the official Laravel local development environment. It has solved my doubts and simplified my …

What problems a real-time monitoring system solve! And what risks are you taking without having one!

What problems a real-time monitoring system solve! And what risks are you taking without having one!

Hi, I’m Valerio a software engineer based in Italy. My early work with small businesses showed me first-hand how hard it was for software agencies and developers to understand or avoid system crashes in their backend as they scaled. Development teams have a strong connection with their customers and tend to deliver great software, but sometimes it gets harder to maintain …

Get your application ready for enterprise scale using Laravel Queues — from the basics to Horizon

Get your application ready for enterprise scale using Laravel Queues — from the basics to Horizon

Hi, I’m Valerio a software engineer and CTO at Inspector. This guide is for all PHP developers that have an application online with real users, but they need a deeper understanding of how to introduce or improve scalability in their system using Laravel queues. The first time I read about Laravel was in late 2013 at the beginning of version 5.x of …

Replace comments with better code

Replace comments with better code

Hi, I’m Valerio, software engineer and CTO at Inspector. Software development is collaborative by nature. If you’re working for a company, regardless of size, you’re obviously working with others.  I strongly believe in the comments as documentation for certain functions or entire classes because they can help developers in two way: Navigate the code using comments to lead the IDE behaviour;Add more contextual …

Laravel Real-Time monitoring using Inspector

Laravel Real-Time monitoring using Inspector

Hi, I'm Valerio, software engineer from Italy and CTO at Inspector. As product owner I learned on my skin how an application issue isn't just a technical stuff. For software-driven companies performance bottlenecks and bugs could create a negative impact on the users experience and on their perception about our product and work. Users don't spend their time to report bugs, …

Double your monthly events quota by inviting your network

Double your monthly events quota by inviting your network

From the first day Inspector goes public I decided to not spend thousends of euro in direct advertising, but instead I wanted to build a real relationship with my users and talk openly about their needs and how the Inspector should improve to provide even more value. This is why I decided to start writing articles on value and benefits that other …

Fine tune permissions with other developers

Fine tune permissions with other developers

Hi, I'm Valerio, head of engineering of Inspector platform. Since the beginning of my career, nearly a decade ago, I always worked as part of a team. Software development is collaborative by nature. If you’re working for a company, regardless of size, you’re obviously working with others. But each team has its own rules. All developers inside a group don't follow all …

Real-Time monitoring Webhooks

Real-Time monitoring Webhooks

Inspector's integration capabilities just got significantly better. We are delighted to announce that Inspector Webhooks have officially released. What's a Webhook? In general, a webhook is a way for an app developer to specify a URI to receive notifications based on some trigger. In the case of Inspector, notifications get sent to your webhook URI every time an error is detected inside your …