Send push notifications to your phone or desktop using Node.js

LogSnag lets you track events in your Node.js code and receive notifications in real-time. It's easy to set up and helps you stay on top of your project.

When developing software, there is a need for a way to track important events and be notified when something happens. LogSnag provides an easy way to track important events and be notified in real-time on your Desktop, Phone, and SmartWatch.

Our API makes it very easy for anyone to integrate LogSnag into their Node.js code. You can simply send an HTTP request to our API with any additional information you like, and we will take care of the rest.

Setting up LogSnag with Node.js is as easy as using our code snippets with no custom modules required.

Setup your LogSnag account

  1. Head to LogSnag.com and create your free account.
  2. Create a new project from your dashboard.
  3. Copy your API token from the API settings.

Log your events via Node.js

  1. Copy one of the following code snippets into your text editor
  2. Replace your API token, project name, and channel name.
  3. Run your Node.js code!

Node.js snippets for LogSnag

Send notifications using Node.js and HTTP

const http = require("https");

const options = {
  "method": "POST",
  "hostname": "api.logsnag.com",
  "port": null,
  "path": "/v1/log",
  "headers": {
    "Authorization": "Bearer <API_TOKEN>"
  }
};

const req = http.request(options, function (res) {
  const chunks = [];

  res.on("data", function (chunk) {
    chunks.push(chunk);
  });

  res.on("end", function () {
    const body = Buffer.concat(chunks);
    console.log(body.toString());
  });
});

req.write(JSON.stringify({
  project: 'my-saas',
  channel: 'waitlist',
  event: 'Waitlist Member',
  description: 'email: [email protected]',
  icon: '🔥',
  notify: true
}));
req.end();

Send notifications using Node.js and Request

const request = require('request');

const options = {
  method: 'POST',
  url: 'https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log',
  headers: {'Content-Type': 'application/json', Authorization: 'Bearer <API_TOKEN>'},
  body: {
    project: 'my-saas',
    channel: 'waitlist',
    event: 'Waitlist Member',
    description: 'email: [email protected]',
    icon: '🔥',
    notify: true
  },
  json: true
};

request(options, function (error, response, body) {
  if (error) throw new Error(error);

  console.log(body);
});

Send notifications using Node.js and Unirest

const unirest = require("unirest");

const req = unirest("POST", "https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log");

req.headers({
  "Content-Type": "application/json",
  "Authorization": "Bearer <API_TOKEN>"
});

req.type("json");
req.send({
  "project": "my-saas",
  "channel": "waitlist",
  "event": "Waitlist Member",
  "description": "email: [email protected]",
  "icon": "🔥",
  "notify": true
});

req.end(function (res) {
  if (res.error) throw new Error(res.error);

  console.log(res.body);
});

Send notifications using Node.js and Axios

var axios = require("axios").default;

var options = {
  method: 'POST',
  url: 'https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log',
  headers: {Authorization: 'Bearer <API_TOKEN>'},
  data: {
    project: 'my-saas',
    channel: 'waitlist',
    event: 'Waitlist Member',
    description: 'email: [email protected]',
    icon: '🔥',
    notify: true
  }
};

axios.request(options).then(function (response) {
  console.log(response.data);
}).catch(function (error) {
  console.error(error);
});

Send notifications using Node.js and Fetch

const fetch = require('node-fetch');

let url = 'https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log';

let options = {
  method: 'POST',
  headers: {'Content-Type': 'application/json', Authorization: 'Bearer <API_TOKEN>'},
  body: '{"project":"my-saas","channel":"waitlist","event":"Waitlist Member","description":"email: [email protected]","icon":"🔥","notify":true}'
};

fetch(url, options)
  .then(res => res.json())
  .then(json => console.log(json))
  .catch(err => console.error('error:' + err));

Conclusion

Once an event is published, you get instant updates in real-time, and you could optionally turn on or off push notifications depending on the priority of your event.

🔥

Just now

Waitlist Member

Email: [email protected]

Also, LogSnag makes it very easy to organize your events into different projects and channels depending on their topic and provides you with a global and project-wide feed so you can scroll through your events.

In addition, with our collaborative features, you can add team members to a project so that everyone can receive push notifications and updates, regardless of the desktop or mobile platform they are using.

You can learn more about our API by heading to docs.logsnag.com.

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