This primer on Prometheus walks through installation, configuration and metrics collection.
Monitoring synchronous Python web apps with Prometheus and its asynchronous monitoring counterpart are two tutorials that show how to add middleware to your web apps that allows Prometheus metrics collection.
Monitor your applications with Prometheus is a getting started guide with a walkthrough of how to instrument a simple Golang application.
Custom Application Metrics with Django, Prometheus, and Kubernetes
shows how to handle the initial configuration with
deploys the Django web app using
Helm and configures Prometheus to scrape metrics
from the application running on Kubernetes.
A gentle introduction to the wonderful world of metrics has a quick summary that compares Prometheus with Nagios, then digs into the logging format and what you can visualize with this tool.