As with back-end development, observability is becoming increasingly crucial in front-end development, especially when it comes to troubleshooting. For example, imagine a simple e-commerce application that includes a mobile app, web server, and database. If a user reports that the app is freezing while attempting to make a purchase, it can be challenging to determine the root cause of the problem. That’s where OpenTelemetry comes in.
This article will dive into how front-end developers can leverage OpenTelemetry to improve observability and efficiently troubleshoot issues like this one.