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Python Integrations for airbrake.io

Project description

Airbrake python notifier integrations

Integrations built on top of the airbrake python notifier for quick use with popular frameworks and libraries.

Introduction

Airbrake is an online tool that provides robust exception tracking in any of your Python applications. In doing so, it allows you to easily review errors, tie an error to an individual piece of code, and trace the cause back to recent changes. The Airbrake dashboard provides easy categorization, searching, and prioritization of exceptions so that when errors occur, your team can quickly determine the root cause.

Key features

This library is built on top of Airbrake Python. The difference between Airbrake Python and Airbrake Python Integrations is that the airbrake-integrations package is just a collection of integrations with frameworks or other libraries. The airbrake package is the core library that performs exception sending and other heavy lifting.

Normally, you just need to depend on this package, select the integration you are interested in and follow the instructions for it. If the framework or application you use does not have an integration available, you can depend on the airbrake package and ignore this package entirely.

The list of integrations that are available in this package includes:

  • Django
  • Flask
  • Twisted

Installation

To install airbrake-integrations, run:

pip install airbrake-integrations

It's highly suggested that you add the package to your requirements.txt file:

pip freeze > requirements.txt

Configuration

Django

To install the middleware and catch exceptions in your views:

  • Add the following to your settings.py file; replacing the value with your project's id and key:
AIRBAKE = {
    "PROJECT_ID": 123,
    "API_KEY": "123abcde",
    "ENVIRONMENT": "test"
}
  • Add the middleware to your settings.py file; making sure that the airbrake middleware is at the top of the list. Django processes middleware in order from the end of this list to start, so placing it at the end will catch all exceptions before it.
MIDDLEWARE = [
    'airbrake_integrations.django.middleware.AirbrakeNotifierMiddleware',
    ...
]

Note that any middleware that catches exceptions and does not allow them to flow through will not be sent to airbrake. It's important to make sure any middleware that also process exceptions will raise the original exception:

def process_exception(self, request, exception):
    raise exception

An example django app can be found in /examples/django

Flask

To catch exceptions, use the Airbrake extension:

Make sure the airbrake configuration fields are set:

AIRBRAKE_PROJECT_ID = 123456
AIRBRAKE_API_KEY = '1290180gsdf8snfaslfa0'
AIRBRAKE_ENVIRONMENT = "production"

And then install the extension!

from airbrake_integrations.flask.app import AirbrakeApp

app = Flask(__name__)
app.config.from_pyfile('config.cfg')
ab = AirbrakeApp(app)

An example flask app can be found in /examples/flask

To run the example:

export FLASK_APP=example.py
flask run

Twisted

from airbrake_integrations.twisted.observer import AirbrakeLogObserver
from twisted.logger import globalLogBeginner, Logger

settings = {
    "AIRBRAKE": {
        "PROJECT_ID": 1234,
        "API_KEY": "1234567890asdfghjkl"
    }
}

observers = [AirbrakeLogObserver(settings)]

globalLogBeginner.beginLoggingTo(observers, redirectStandardIO=False)

log = Logger()
try:
    raise Exception("A gremlin in the system is angry")
except:
    log.failure("Error")

This creates an observer that looks the globalLogPublisher twisted object, and checks all events for any possible exceptions.

An example flask app can be found in /examples/twisted

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