Adding Logs to Legacy Applications

Posted on Fri 15 November 2019 in logs • Tagged with logging, legacy-apps • 5 min read

As the final interactive in my mini-workshop at DeveloperWeek Austin 2019, I posed the following scenario to the audience:

You have a legacy application that has not been updated in 5 years. The system is running Python 2, which is sunsetting in January 2020. The system recently had its first …

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A First Dive into Python Logging

Posted on Mon 21 October 2019 in logs • Tagged with logging, python, deep-dive • 5 min read

As part of a workshop I'm preparing for, I decided to do a deep dive into Python's built-in logging module from the Python Standard Library. I always had just used the module without thinking too heavily about how it was put together or how it worked. import logging and then …

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Complexity of Logging

Posted on Wed 25 September 2019 in logs • Tagged with logging • 4 min read

I started here at LogDNA a few weeks ago, and it's funny how something as "simple" as logging can have a large load of complexity the farther down the rabbit hole you go. Now, I already had an appreciation for good, actionable logs coming in. I'm actually a big fan …

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