Episode 197

AiA 196: Error Tracking and Troubleshooting Workflows with David Cramer LIVE at Microsoft Build

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  • Charles Max Wood
  • Ayssa Nicholl
  • Ward Bell

Special Guests: David Cramer

In this episode, the Adventures in Angular panelists talk to David Cramer about error tracking and troubleshooting workflows. David is the founder and CEO of Sentry, and is a software engineer by trade. He started this project about a decade ago and it was created because he had customers telling him that things were broken and it was hard to help them fix it. They talk about what Sentry is, errors, workflow management, and more!

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • David intro
  • Founder and CEO of Sentry 
  • What is Sentry?
  • Working with PHP
  • De-bugger for production
  • Focus on workflow
  • Goal of Sentry
  • Triaging the problem
  • Workflow management
  • Sentry started off as an open-source side project
  • Instrumentation for JavaScript
  • Ember, Angular, and npm
  • Got their start in Python
  • Logs
  • Totally open-source
  • Most compatible with run-time
  • Can work with any language
  • Deep contexts
  • Determining the root cause
  • And much, much more! 





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