Chris Mueller – Visualmotive

Thoughts on maps and visualization


Two recent posts on the Thumbtack Engineering blog.

How to improve A/B testing with Mixpanel

“We enjoy using Mixpanel and enjoy A/B testing. In this post we show how to use Mixpanel’s API and our own open-sourced A/B testing statistics package to easily create A/B tests in Mixpanel.”

Know your latency: a simple hack using Graphite and Memcache

“At Thumbtack, we’ve long tracked our server response times. But what we really wanted to know was how long it took a user to go from an initial request to having a fully rendered page, domReady and all necessary Javascript loaded up from the CDN. Our answer is to combine Memcached and some jQuery callbacks to track total application responsiveness.”

Oct 15, 2012

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