B. Ozerkins

Log files in PHP

From the vast arsenal of tools and trick a PHP developer has access to, application logs might be the most underestimated and unserutilized of all. Despite the fact that they offer plenty of actionable information, it is often the last place a developer would check when trying to resolve a problem. The truth is, log…

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Error message visibility in PHP

For a stable and relianble application on of the first things to set up is error tracking. You need to know when your app crashes and why, as a kind of feedback regarding your work. Your PHP app must tell you about what is happening in some form, otherwise it’s in a free flow and…

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Is application logging dead, or just resting

I’ve been developing software for nearly a decade now and application logs still is the constant struggle when creating a project. Many have started this fight with “getting it right” and some even succeeded, but for the most part project developers tend to ignore this bit until the last minute, some event further. The initial…

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