Website Analytics

How To Track Your Website Visitors

Website visitor tracking is a lot easier than what it sounds. And no, I’m not talking about the type of tracking that social media does on you, but instead: analytics! A good engineer keeps good track of his analytics to make sure that he is on track to obtaining the ultimate goal he is after (or might be after): visitor traffic. Not all visitors are good visitors. Some visitors are bad-actors that wish to slow down your website with distributed denial of service attacks (DDOS) or even spam your submission forms (in the form of bot messages that attempt to...

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Why your projects will never be finished

So chances are you’ve known this, but I’ll tell you in case you’re trying to get it.. your projects and websites will never be finished. You work as an engineer is heavily wrapped in endless task lists that seem to grow by the day. The websites you are developing never seem to come closer to completion. And just as you complete one more thing on the list: another thing appears on the list. Projects Evolve The great thing about the never ending development cycle is that the project will evolve… constantly. This gives you an advantage over your competitors. They...

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Preventing The Fall Of Your Web Applications

Intro Okay, so my personal freelancing website that I’ve not updated in a while had some downtime while I was sleeping. You might now be asking yourself: “What Logan, how do you know that? You can’t possibly be watching your website 24/7? Do you have some sort of ego problem?” I guess, and perhaps. But I promise you — I do not watch the uptime 24/7 of websites that I monitor. I monitor the uptime of my own websites that I manage as well as those for clients that I still work with to date as an added benefit to...

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