Track payment events via NodeJs

Simply connect LogSnag to your NodeJs project to track your payment events and other important events - LogSnag makes event tracking easy.

When building a product or service that requires your users to pay for something, there are many ways that things can go wrong, such as delayed payments, fraud, or other such issues.

Thus, it is crucial to track these events in real-time and alert you and your team in the event of a problem.

LogSnag lets you track payment events such as User Subscription, User Purchase, User Cancellation, and User Redemption directly from your NodeJs application.


Setting up your account

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

NodeJs code snippets

Using NodeJs with Axios
var axios = require('axios');
var data = JSON.stringify({
  "project": "my-saas",
  "channel": "payments",
  "event": "Successful Payment",
  "description": "john@example.com - ($19.99)",
  "icon": "💸",
  "notify": true
});

var config = {
  method: 'post',
  url: 'https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log',
  headers: { 
    'Content-Type': 'application/json', 
    'Authorization': 'Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN'
  },
  data : data
};

axios(config)
.then(function (response) {
  console.log(JSON.stringify(response.data));
})
.catch(function (error) {
  console.log(error);
});
Using NodeJs with Native
var https = require('follow-redirects').https;
var fs = require('fs');

var options = {
  'method': 'POST',
  'hostname': 'api.logsnag.com',
  'path': '/v1/log',
  'headers': {
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
    'Authorization': 'Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN'
  },
  'maxRedirects': 20
};

var req = https.request(options, function (res) {
  var chunks = [];

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

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

  res.on("error", function (error) {
    console.error(error);
  });
});

var postData = JSON.stringify({
  "project": "my-saas",
  "channel": "payments",
  "event": "Successful Payment",
  "description": "john@example.com - ($19.99)",
  "icon": "💸",
  "notify": true
});

req.write(postData);

req.end();
Using NodeJs with Request
var request = require('request');
var options = {
  'method': 'POST',
  'url': 'https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log',
  'headers': {
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
    'Authorization': 'Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN'
  },
  body: JSON.stringify({
    "project": "my-saas",
    "channel": "payments",
    "event": "Successful Payment",
    "description": "john@example.com - ($19.99)",
    "icon": "💸",
    "notify": true
  })

};
request(options, function (error, response) {
  if (error) throw new Error(error);
  console.log(response.body);
});
Using NodeJs with Unirest
var unirest = require('unirest');
var req = unirest('POST', 'https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log')
  .headers({
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
    'Authorization': 'Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN'
  })
  .send(JSON.stringify({
    "project": "my-saas",
    "channel": "payments",
    "event": "Successful Payment",
    "description": "john@example.com - ($19.99)",
    "icon": "💸",
    "notify": true
  }))
  .end(function (res) { 
    if (res.error) throw new Error(res.error); 
    console.log(res.raw_body);
  });

NodeJs integration details

Connect LogSnag to your NodeJs code to easily track and keep a record of your product's payment events. With LogSnag, you can create simple charts and journeys to help you better understand your product. LogSnag also allows you to receive real-time push notifications on your desktop and mobile devices whenever a new payment event occurs.

Other use-cases for LogSnag

  1. Track user signup events via NodeJs

  2. Track your NodeJs cron jobs

  3. Track waitlist signup events via NodeJs

  4. Track user sign in events in NodeJs

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

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

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

  8. Monitor suspicious activity in your NodeJs application

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

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