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MIGS17: Manage the Onslaught of Crashes

In just one week, Backtrace will be exhibiting and presenting a live demo at the Montreal International Gaming Summit. This is the 14th year of MIGS17, with the 2017 edition set in Montreal, CA at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal with a play time of 3 days: December 11th to the 13th. The show will be featuring expo, live demos, sessions, master classes, workshops, a job fair, and plenty of networking opportunities! Did you catch all that? In brief, it’s going to be a packed and exciting conference that our team is looking forward to attending.  Read More

Electron Crash Reporting Server

Application crashes are a serious concern that should be on every Electron developer’s radar. No matter your level of expertise, you’ll want to know when crashes impact your users and make sure you have the necessary data to (have someone) fix the issue. Luckily, Electron has built-in facilities to generate and submit crash reports across supported platforms through Breakpad, Crashpad, and Electron’s crashReporter API.

But what options do you have available for a crash reporting server? Look no further: in this post, we’ll show you how to get up and running quickly with Backtrace & Electron and demonstrate our unique feature set that makes Backtrace the best crash reporting option for Electron.

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Free Crash Management for Open Source Projects

Backtrace is happy to announce that we are now offering free usage of our crash management platform for Open Source projects. Now, developers with an open source license can benefit from our turn-key crash solution to capture, analyze, and resolve crashes. If you’re an open source project using Breakpad/Crashpad, building on Electron or Unreal Engine, or struggling with Windows minidump files, then this is the perfect opportunity for you to use a free platform to improve software quality, team effectiveness, and end user experience.

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Charge Up Electron crashReporter

Back in May, we announced support for Breakpad, Crashpad, and minidump files. In that announcement, we included our official support for developers that maintain Electron Apps as well. It didn’t take long for companies building on Electron to sign up, and we’re thrilled to see them already successfully finding and fixing crashes through Backtrace. David Roe from Team.biz, a messaging app using Electron, was kind enough to share his experiences using Backtrace to make his Electron crashReporter submissions actionable.

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Customer Use Case: Shipping Code Faster

Customer success stories are among our most prized assets. They validate our company mission to build the best crash management platform to improve every aspect of the debugging workflow. Plus, understanding how our customers are using us in practice helps us shape our roadmap. A recent story caught my attention that I wanted to share (read: brag).

Read more to learn about how a recent customer used Backtrace to ship code faster.

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