Handling PHP Logging with Monolog

Part of Screencast Series: Exploring PHP

Published January 2016

Store and search through your data with ease

Working with large log files is both cumbersome and time-consuming. Wouldn’t it be great if you could quickly filter your application’s log messages by date, or if you could directly view only those messages which have a particular tag? Well, you can, if you use Monolog.

Monolog is a PHP package which allows you to send log messages to databases, email addresses, files and even web services. In this screencast, I am going to show you how to send a PHP project’s log messages to a MySQL database.

Code sample for this screencast can be found at: https://github.com/learnable-content/Hathy-screencasts/tree/MonologScreencast



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Ashraff Hathibelagal

Ashraff is a blogger and freelance programmer, who loves tinkering with new frameworks, SDKs and devices. He has been building enterprise applications for various multinational organizations using HTML, PHP and Java for over a decade now, something he still enjoys. Lately, Ashraff has become obsessed with newer languages such as Ruby and Kotlin, never missing a chance to use them in his projects.