How do you migrate from Backbone/ERB to React?

BugHerd has survived for nine years as a successful SaaS product built using Backbone, jQuery and Rails. Over that time, it's been relatively easy to ignore new technology in favour of stability (and there was a period of inactive development). However, it became apparent we needed to start thinking about updating the technical implementation of the front-end...

Tools that make BugHerd better

There are some products, that are exceptional at helping us build our software and do our jobs more effectively. These are some of the products we absolutely love, recommend and want to encourage others to try. Our visual feedback tool wouldn’t be what it is today without them....

A new invite experience for your clients & team members

In exiting news we have release a new experience for sharing projects with your clients (guests) and new team members. The short version: Guests will now setup a password for better reliability We have improved our on-boarding experience for guests...

Rails, Rails, Rails, Rails, Rails… React

In 2011, BugHerd emerged as an early success story from a burgeoning Australian startup community – though we didn’t quite make the unicorn club. Today BugHerd remains a remarkably resilient SaaS product with a highly engaged user base and ongoing growth....

Renewing our focus

We thought we should let you know about some changes in the BugHerd world. It has been a slow couple of years on the product development front – which will come as little surprise to those of you who have...

Screenshots without a browser extension

I’m pleased to announce that this week we’ve released an exciting new feature – in-browser screenshots. BugHerd is the first (and only) visual feedback tool that will capture accurate screenshots, on desktop and mobile, on Safari, Chrome, Edge (IE), and...

Why you should run a Bug Bash program

It may seem that bug testing is the sole responsibility of developers. But more and more, teams are finding that additional value can be extracted by involving the entire company. If the first real user of your product is a...

How Infiniti Uses BugHerd to Streamline Development

Infiniti Co-Founder Pete Williams first saw BugHerd during an investors pitch meeting back in 2011. Pete chose not to invest at the time, but decided to become a user (investing would have been a smart move). It’s been part of...