Sian January

Sian is a software developer working in the Runtime Technologies team for IBM UK. Her main role is developing monitoring solutions for Node.js, Swift and Java. She also has extensive experience in post-mortem diagnostics.

Using Application Metrics for Swift in Xcode

Early releases of Application Metrics for Swift (SwiftMetrics) were difficult to get working for Xcode developers due to the use of dynamic libraries as plugins and the fact that SwiftMetrics previously expected them to be all in the same folder in a specified location. As a workaround it was possible to build SwiftMetrics outside of…  Continue reading Using Application Metrics for Swift in Xcode

Understanding the Application Metrics for Swift dashboard

Application Metrics for Swift contains a web-based dashboard showing a range of metrics including HTTP requests, CPU and memory usage. Installation Adding monitoring to your application is very straightforward in most cases, requiring just a few lines added to your main Swift source file. See the Quick Start Guide for details. After starting your application…  Continue reading Understanding the Application Metrics for Swift dashboard