Log Anything

Application Logging


Whoops is a free, self-hosted tool for logging application events like errors or background worker completion. Whoops might be right for you if you need to:

  • Log arbitrary events, not just errors
  • Search events
  • Get notified of new events
  • Store events behind a firewall

Learn more about Whoops's features.

Get Started in 60 Seconds on Heroku

To create a Whoops server, run the following:

git clone https://github.com/flyingmachine/whoops-bootstrap.git
cd whoops-bootstrap
heroku create --stack bamboo-ree-1.8.7
heroku addons:add mongolab:starter
git push heroku master

Now visit the URL printed after the heroku create step.

You can also follow more detailed instructions. for starting with a fresh Rails app.

To start logging exceptions in a Rails app:

  1. Add whoops_rails_logger to your Gemfile.
  2. Create config/whoops_logger.yml
  3. Add something like the following to whoops_logger.yml:
  host: precious-bert-reynolds-mustache.heroku.com

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