As the world’s consumers move to the web, the importance of user experience management increases. Shopping cart abandonment rates are at an all-time high, despite greater functionality and offerings of e-commerce sites. Learn how to combat growing abandonment rates and protect your online sales.
Web Application Functionality
Also known as real-user monitoring, passive monitoring refers to the process of capturing traffic from a network to determine what went wrong with a website or Web application after problems have occurred. Synthetic monitoring, on the other hand, provides webmasters with pertinent information to guarantee seamless server monitoring and web application uptime before problems impact a large number of site visitors. Read on to learn more about the differences between Synthetic and Passive website monitoring, and which solution is right for your business.
Dotcom-Monitor now integrates seamlessly into the New Relic Platform dashboard, displaying external web, network and application performance metrics, pulling everything into one place for powerful insight into your application’s speed, performance, and functionality.
A challenge for monitoring Silverlight is creating browser-driven monitoring scripts that mimic end user actions that won’t break due to the dynamic nature of Silverlight. In fact, many advanced monitoring solutions that use browsers won’t succeed in running a monitoring script through a rich interactive Silverlight application. In order to monitor Silverlight (or any RIA) an additional level of technical sophistication – beyond only a browser-driven monitoring script – is often needed.
Flash Monitoring for Web Performance – Adobe Flash has played an important role in making the Internet a more engaging, interactive place. It serves as one of the preeminent Web 2.0 Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) by allowing enterprises to deliver a high quality on-line experience. Web designers use Flash to incorporate active and interactive content like video and animations. Flash continues to be important driver behind appealing web content and unique user experiences.
However, properly monitoring Flash to ensure users have a consistently compelling user experience, presents a challenge.