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Emily Nakashima talks about an event-driven approach to client-side observability for the most complicated parts of Honeycomb's customer-facing React app: the query builder. She covers instrumentation best practices, what data to collect, why and how they use that data to slice and dice and zoom in on some of the strangest unknown-unknowns for real customers.


Emily Nakashima manages the front-end/web/product engineering team at In the past, she's worked on JavaScript, web perf and monitoring at companies like Bugsnag & GitHub. In her free time she organizes an unconference called AndConf.

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Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Jun 07, 2018