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fastcgi_finish_request() – Advantages and Pitfalls

Why you should consider using fastcgi_finish_request() sparingly.

By Jérôme Vieilledent, on Jun 29, 2021

Laravel Blade Templates Names Decoded

Laravel Blade templates can now be identified at a glance in a profile.

By Jérôme Vieilledent, on Mar 23, 2021

Keep an Eye on Your Entities

The Database Dimension now gives you the number of Loaded ORM Entities.

By Jérôme Vieilledent, on Dec 10, 2020

Profile Python Functions Using a Decorator

The Blackfire Probe for Python now provides a decorator, simplifying the profiling experience.

By Jérôme Vieilledent, on Nov 02, 2020

Add Timeline Markers Without Altering your Code

Learn how to add Markers in the Timeline View, without modifying your code.

By Jérôme Vieilledent, on Oct 26, 2020

PHP Preloading and Performance Impact

PHP Preloading performance impact explained, and demonstrated.

By Jérôme Vieilledent, on Sep 08, 2020

Finding SQL Queries in the Blackfire Call-Graph

Learn how to filter the call-graph functions list to find a SQL query.

By Jérôme Vieilledent, on Aug 31, 2020

Feature Focus: “Metrics Revolutions”, Episode 3

Custom metrics are one of the most powerful features of Blackfire, giving you the ability to fine-tune how your profiles are rendered.

By Jérôme Vieilledent, on Jul 16, 2020

Feature Focus: “Metrics Reloaded”, Episode 2

Going further with metrics, thanks to the Metrics Explorer. It is now easier to write Blackfire tests.

By Jérôme Vieilledent, on Jul 07, 2020

Feature Focus: “The Metrics”, Episode 1

Metrics are an important part of Blackfire, contributing to a wider awesome feature: Tests

By Jérôme Vieilledent, on Jun 18, 2020