Track your Java cron jobs

Instantly connect LogSnag to your Java project to track your cron jobs and other important events - LogSnag makes event tracking easy.

When setting up cron jobs in Java, it is usually crucial to keep track of their execution and whether they have been executed successfully or not. Sometimes, a minor failure in a cronjob can cause your Java application to stop working correctly. LogSnag makes it easy to track your cron jobs and their execution status all in real-time, and it works seamlessly with your Java code.


Setting up your account

Setting up LogSnag with Java is very simple!

  1. Create a free LogSnag account.
  2. Create a new project on your dashboard.
  3. Copy your API token from the settings page.

Java code snippets

Once your LogSnag account is set up, you can use the following code snippets to track user signup events. Just replace the YOUR_API_TOKEN with your LogSnag API token and update your project name.

Using Java with OkHttp
OkHttpClient client = new OkHttpClient().newBuilder()
  .build();
MediaType mediaType = MediaType.parse("application/json");
RequestBody body = RequestBody.create(mediaType, "{\"project\":\"my-saas\",\"channel\":\"cronjobs\",\"event\":\"Cronjob Started\",\"description\":\"job: email-notifications\",\"icon\":\"⏰\",\"notify\":true}");
Request request = new Request.Builder()
  .url("https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log")
  .method("POST", body)
  .addHeader("Content-Type", "application/json")
  .addHeader("Authorization", "Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN")
  .build();
Response response = client.newCall(request).execute();
Using Java with Unirest
Unirest.setTimeouts(0, 0);
HttpResponse<String> response = Unirest.post("https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log")
  .header("Content-Type", "application/json")
  .header("Authorization", "Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN")
  .body("{\"project\":\"my-saas\",\"channel\":\"cronjobs\",\"event\":\"Cronjob Started\",\"description\":\"job: email-notifications\",\"icon\":\"⏰\",\"notify\":true}")
  .asString();

Java integration details

LogSnag is an easy-to-use event tracking tool that allows you to track any event within your Java application. One of the most common use cases for LogSnag is tracking cron jobs as they are being executed. With LogSnag, you can receive real-time push notifications on your desktop and mobile devices whenever a new cronjob is executed. In addition, you can create simple charts and filter through your data to help you better understand how your Java application is performing.

Other use-cases for LogSnag

  1. Track payment events via Java

  2. Track user signup events via Java

  3. Track waitlist signup events via Java

  4. Track user sign in events in Java

  5. Get a notification when your Java code is done executing

  6. Monitor when a user exceeds the usage limit for your Java service

  7. Monitor when a new feature is used in your Java application

  8. Monitor suspicious activity in your Java application

  9. Monitor when a user is being rate limited in your Java application

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