Track your OCaml cron jobs

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

When setting up cron jobs in OCaml, 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 OCaml 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 OCaml code.


Setting up your account

Setting up LogSnag with OCaml 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.

OCaml code snippets

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

Using OCaml with Cohttp
open Lwt
open Cohttp
open Cohttp_lwt_unix

let postData = ref "{\"project\":\"my-saas\",\"channel\":\"cronjobs\",\"event\":\"Cronjob Started\",\"description\":\"job: email-notifications\",\"icon\":\"⏰\",\"notify\":true}";;

let reqBody = 
  let uri = Uri.of_string "https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log" in
  let headers = Header.init ()
    |> fun h -> Header.add h "Content-Type" "application/json"
    |> fun h -> Header.add h "Authorization" "Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN"
  in
  let body = Cohttp_lwt.Body.of_string !postData in

  Client.call ~headers ~body `POST uri >>= fun (_resp, body) ->
  body |> Cohttp_lwt.Body.to_string >|= fun body -> body

let () =
  let respBody = Lwt_main.run reqBody in
  print_endline (respBody)

OCaml integration details

LogSnag is an easy-to-use event tracking tool that allows you to track any event within your OCaml 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 OCaml application is performing.

Other use-cases for LogSnag

  1. Track payment events via OCaml

  2. Track user signup events via OCaml

  3. Track waitlist signup events via OCaml

  4. Track user sign in events in OCaml

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

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

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

  8. Monitor suspicious activity in your OCaml application

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

  10. Monitor when database goes down in your OCaml application

  11. Monitor your CPU usage in your OCaml application

  12. Monitor memory usage in your OCaml application

  13. Monitor high disk usage in your OCaml application

  14. Track when a file is uploaded to your OCaml application

  15. Track when a form is submitted to your OCaml application

  16. Track canceled subscriptions in your OCaml application

  17. Monitor failed payments for your OCaml application

  18. Monitor your CI/CD build status for your OCaml application

  19. Monitor when a user changes their email address in your OCaml application

  20. Monitor Redis downtime in your OCaml application

  21. Monitor your Postgres downtime in your OCaml application

  22. Monitor MySQL downtime in your OCaml application

  23. Monitor failed logins in your OCaml application

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