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Posts by Winston Hearn

Winston Hearn

Senior Product Manager

Winston spent almost a decade as an engineer before moving into Product Management due to wanting to spend more time on strategy and big picture thinking. Winston’s big passions are obtaining books, reading books, tending plants, and imagining better futures.

OpenTelemetry   Instrumentation  

Understanding OpenTelemetry’s Browser Instrumentation

Recently, Honeycomb released a Web Instrumentation package built around the OpenTelemetry browser JS packages. In this post, I’ll go over what the OpenTelemetry auto-instrumentation package...

Product Updates   Observability  

Introducing Honeycomb for Frontend Observability: Get the Data You Need for Actionable Customer Experience Improvements

Honeycomb for Frontend Observability gives frontend developers the ability to quickly identify opportunities for optimization within their web app. This starts with better OpenTelemetry instrumentation,...

Observability  

Frontend Debugging Is Bad and it Should Feel Bad

There’s a sentence that strikes fear into the heart of every frontend developer I've ever met: Users are reporting issues, and we don't know how...

Teams & Collaboration   Software Engineering  

Product Managing to Prevent Burnout

I’ve been thinking about a risk that—if I'm not careful—could severely hinder my team's ability to ship on time, celebrate success, and continue work after...