Apex Ping

Uptime & performance monitoring for websites and APIs

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#3 Product of the DayJune 17, 2016

Simple uptime and performance monitoring with flexible alerting, SSL expiration checks, global monitoring and performance statistics, latency histograms and more.

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TJ Holowaychuk
TJ HolowaychukMaker@tjholowaychuk · Founder of Apex Software
Hey everyone! Thanks in advance for checking out my first product Apex Ping. I'll be continuing to add new features and improving reporting, happy to hear any suggestions you might have!
VeselinHunter@vesln · @AngelList Platform
@tjholowaychuk first off, thanks for being such a great inspiration for all engineers looking to start their own thing - bootstraping anything ain't easy at all. i love the fact that you share your process along the way. re product feedback - have you considered making it even more API oriented by supporting things such as "chained" (or connected) checks. eg. login - get auth token then reuse the auth token to do fetch a resource etc.
TJ Holowaychuk
TJ HolowaychukMaker@tjholowaychuk · Founder of Apex Software
@vesln thanks man! Should be fun :). I've thought about leveraging scripting for the assertion side of things, but using it for full control over the requests could be pretty interesting!
Andreas Klinger
Andreas KlingerHiring@andreasklinger · Tech at Product Hunt 💃
@tjholowaychuk just wanted to +1 on what @vesln - thanks for being an inspiration to a ton of engineers :)
Benoit@benoit · Nod. / Mind The Web
@tjholowaychuk Great job! Given your price for 30 checks, the one thing that keeps me with Pingdom is the Public Status Page. If you can make this happen, you've got yourself a new customer :)
TJ Holowaychuk
TJ HolowaychukMaker@tjholowaychuk · Founder of Apex Software
@benoit great to hear! I'll have it in the pipeline soon. Updates will be in-app / https://blog.apex.sh/ if you're interested in staying informed there
Luke Chesser
Luke ChesserHiring@lukechesser · Co-founder Unsplash
Have followed TJ's open-source work for years and will definitely be trying this out for Unsplash. Super talented dude.
Patrick Sullivan
Patrick Sullivan@patsully88 · Head of Mobile Development at Shipt
What a great looking app, love it.
VeselinHunter@vesln · @AngelList Platform
The UI looks very very clean and nice. I love the fact that it actually support more than just HEAD requests. Looking forward to testing it out! You can read more about it on Medium.
TJ Holowaychuk
TJ HolowaychukMaker@tjholowaychuk · Founder of Apex Software
@vesln thank!
Udara Jay
Udara Jay@ujzeee · Founder @ alcamy.org
I really didn't think I'd need another one of these. But darn! This is seriously beautiful and amazingly functional! Recommended all the way!