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I essentially inherited a Shopify theme that was originally created by an agency. After discovering a number of errors being thrown in the Dev Console just by scrolling through the website, I needed more visibility over any errors happening in the field. Having used both Sentry and TrackJS, I always got lost in the TrackJS interface, so I felt more comfortable introducing Sentry. The Sentry free tier is also very generous, although it turns out the theme threw over 15k errors in less than a week.

I highly recommend setting up error tracking from day one. Theoretically, you should never need to upgrade from the free tier if you're keeping on top of the errors...

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Pros of Alerta
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    • 236
      Consolidates similar errors and makes resolution easy
    • 121
      Email Notifications
    • 108
      Open source
    • 84
      Slack integration
    • 71
      Github integration
    • 48
      Easy
    • 44
      User-friendly interface
    • 28
      The most important tool we use in production
    • 18
      Hipchat integration
    • 17
      Heroku Integration
    • 15
      Good documentation
    • 14
      Free tier
    • 9
      Easy setup
    • 9
      Self-hosted
    • 7
      Realiable
    • 6
      Provides context, and great stack trace
    • 4
      Feedback form on error pages
    • 4
      Love it baby
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      Gitlab integration
    • 3
      Easy Integration
    • 3
      Filter by custom tags
    • 3
      Super user friendly
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      Captures local variables at each frame in backtraces
    • 1
      Performance measurements

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    Cons of Alerta
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      • 12
        Confusing UI
      • 3
        Bundle size

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      What is Alerta?

      It combines a JSON API server for receiving, processing and rendering alerts with a simple, yet effective Alerta Web UI and command-line tool.

      What is Sentry?

      Sentry’s Application Monitoring platform helps developers see performance issues, fix errors faster, and optimize their code health.

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