Real user experience

Optimize user experience with ‘Visually complete’ & ‘Speed index’ measures

Traditional web performance metrics focus primarily on load times and resource sizes. These attributes typically aren’t, however, the best indicators of user experience. Resources that don’t have an impact on user experience can result in delays of the loadEventEndevent and other W3C navigation timing metrics that skew your analysis. Conversely, you may experience the opposite effect, particularly when monitoring single-page applications. With such apps, W3C navigation timings may be triggered too early—even before JavaScript code … read more

Source map support for JavaScript error analysis

Having all detail related to detected JavaScript errors immediately available makes it easy to analyze, reproduce, and ultimately fix errors that affect your users. The latest Dynatrace release takes JavaScript error analysis to the next level with the introduction of support for JavaScript source maps. When JavaScript is deployed into production within modern web applications, it’s typically “minified” or transformed in some way to improve performance (see example minified JavaScript file highlighted … read more

User session analysis for mobile users

The latest Dynatrace release introduces mobile user session analysis. This enables you to seamlessly analyze each of your mobile user’s journeys through your applications. Within today’s digital consumer environments, having a mobile-first strategy for the marketing of your applications is imperative for business success. No matter if your users visit your web offerings via smartphone or tablet in a mobile browser or a downloadable native mobile app, your business success depends on … read more

JavaScript error increase in Google Chrome v48

Even the best run DevOps teams have a hard time keeping up with all the variables that can impact their applications in production. The wide array of browsers, browser versions, and operating systems makes it impractical to test all combinations. Our Customer Success team ran into a prime example of this recently. Google released a new version of Chrome last month, version 48. Following the release we’ve noticed an increase in JavaScript errors in a number … read more