We’re so happy to welcome Dorte Rosenbom to the Opbeat team. As our new Operations Manager, Dorte will take the reins of our day-to-day operations, make sure the office is in good shape and help ensure that the team is fully caffeinated at all times.
We’re excited and proud to have joined the Node.js Foundation as a Silver Member and we look forward to working with the Foundation to help advance the development of the Node.js platform and grow and support the community.
You can read the official announcement here. I also did a Q&A on why we joined, why we’ve built Opbeat for Node.js and why we think Node.js is important to both the developer community as well as the enterprise.
Vanja has been with us since the very beginning. Actually, he was our very first employee when he joined a very young Opbeat as frontend web developer back in early 2013. In fact, Vanja joined us before we even had a website or a blog, and therefore we’ve never officially welcomed him on here. Obviously, we can’t have that, so we’re fixing that today.
Another week, another massive shipment. After months and months of mad science development, private beta testing (thanks!) and more tweaks and polish, Opbeat for Node.js is now available to everyone!
We’re pleased to welcome Hamidreza Jahtalab - aka. Hamid - as our new Opbeat JS open source engineer. Hamid will be improving and maintaining our new AngularJS integration, and work on additional framework support for Opbeat JS.
Since the launch of our in-depth performance metrics, we’ve been receiving an increasing number of requests to support additional languages, and finally it’s time to take the big step. After many months of hard work, we’re thrilled to open Opbeat to our first additional language, and announce our Opbeat for Node.js private beta!
We’re stoked to welcome Casper Hübertz as our new Visual Designer! We’ve been fans of Casper’s work for a while and can’t wait to work with him full-time.
At Opbeat, we try to outsource as much as we can in order to focus exclusively on building out and improving our core product. Therefore we love well-crafted services that help us get stuff done. Here are 5 apps we love and use, every day.
All 5 apps are part of the sweet Startup care package that offers a great bundle for startups with more than 35 apps and $4,000 worth of goodies, for free. Opbeat is part of the package, too.
At the bottom of this page, you will find a link to grab your free bundle.
We have just released our referral program! So, if you like Opbeat, let your friends know about us and we will give them $100 credit when they sign up. If they subscribe to a plan, we will give you $100 credit too!
Opbeat’s mission is to help developers operate their code together. And to do so, we have found that you need at a minimum four key components: Application performance metrics, release tracking, error logging and workflow.
We are very happy to welcome Thomas Watson to Opbeat as open source contributor. He has been a pleasant addition to the team during our recent SF trip and has been in our Slack channels for some time now.
We’re stoked to welcome Tom Stenson to Opbeat! Tom is our new Head of Marketing and will be leading and managing our expanding marketing efforts.
This is part two in our miniseries about our research trip.
“Dude. It is Andrew McCollum. The co-founder of Facebook.”
This was around 10pm on September 29th, 2012 in a small San Francisco hotel room on 5th and Mission – the evening before our meeting with Andrew McCollum. Read on→
We are delighted to welcome Klaudia Flakiewicz to the Opbeat team! Klaudia is our new Operations manager and she will make sure we stay, erhm, get properly organized as well as keeping the office in good shape. Read on→
This is part one in our new miniseries about our research trip.
“Spend half of the money on flight tickets and go validate your hypothesis. Then spend the other half building a prototype.”
Today we have released our mobile app, so you can receive notifications while on the go. The app is free and is now available in the iTunes app store.
Mobile is a very big part of our vision and future roadmap. Making sure your web app works is a 24/7 job and coordination with your co-workers needs to work seamlessly wherever you are. Read on→
We’re proud to welcome Åke Brattberg to the team! Åke is a very experienced and talented designer and he’ll make sure Opbeat looks stunning. Åke will be working remotely from Gothenburg, Sweden.
In August we spent some time going over the navigation of the site. The result was more simple and intuitive. However, visually the app still felt heavy and out-dated. We want Opbeat to feel simple, robust and fast. In other words, we had work to do.
We’re very excited to welcome Mark Jensen to the Opbeat crew! Mark is our new Product Designer and he’ll make sure Opbeat is easy to get started with, and a joy to use.
We like coffee. The wake-up coffee. The pause-and-think-coffee. The crunch-mode coffee. The coffee I’m drinking while writing this blog post.
We’ve spent the past month going over the navigation, IA and design of Opbeat. As we’re into shipping small releases often we decided a big “2.0” design update was out of the question. The design will be evolving constantly anyway.
Twelve months ago we set out to change the life of developers for the better.
Today we’re taking another step forward in announcing that we’ve raised $2.7MM in Series A funding from Balderton Capital.
One our highest priorities is to enable developers to get started with Opbeat as quickly as possible. We want to provide the tools that you - and your team - need to operate web applications, so you can get to back to what’s really important: Building awesome stuff.
I’ll be working out of the lovely General Assembly East office from April 9th to May 19th. Ping me!
We’ll be in SF Dec 2nd to Dec 12th. Let’s do coffee!
We’ll be on the road Sep 18th to Oct 4th. Let’s meet!
We’ll be in Berlin on August 23-25. We’d love to talk to CTOs, devops, founders or other interesting people. If you got time, please let us know! Click here to claim free coffee date.
Is it time?
We’ve been developing Opbeat, a hosted web operations center, for some time now and pretty soon we’ll be sending out invitations to our brave beta testers. It’s exciting - and terrifying! If you’re web entrepreneur you know how it goes.
Opbeat is defining how we do web ops. We want to empower developers doing web operations, devops, in an era where traditional operations are increasingly outsourced to the cloud. To really succeed we need feedback. We’re looking for an early batch of alpha testers from Internet companies that use Python in their web stack to join the Opbeat Private Alpha.