Monday, 10 February 2014

Phew!

Yesterday I discovered my app monitoring service was shutting down for good. I panicked.

Today I fired up NewRelic, as recommended by John Gruber at DaringFireball.net. 

And NewRelic kicks the snot out of FlightPath. I can see why Burstly gave up that fight, and decided to focus on their excellent TestFlight product instead. Wise move. 

I can't wait to see how much cooler TestFlight can become.
And to learn ALL of the features inside NewRelic.

A proper review of the service will come in a few months.

Sunday, 9 February 2014

FlightPath is gone

Oh dear. Today I got the news the FlightPath app tracking product has been shut down by Burstly.


They say they want to focus on other products -- I suppose that means TestFlight, and others.
What I want to know is, what happens to products that have calls to their SDK buried within them?
How long will they keep their API up and active?

I know I'm starting to remove all their code first thing in the morning.

It's so sad, as I got great value out of FlightPath, and was looking forward to them releasing a paid version.

Even more that ever now, I wish Apple has bought TestFlight before Burstly got to them... sigh