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Mod Version: 0.2, by sweede (Member) sweede is offline
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vB Version: 3.7.x Rating: (0 vote - 0 average) Installs: 3
Released: 22 Apr 2008 Last Update: 23 Apr 2008 Downloads: 51
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Introduction:
This is my basic logging mechanism used in two of my current vbulletin products.

Instead of writing a text file to the file system which may or may not have been the best thing to do, i instead wrote this small plugin to facilitate logging to a database table instead.

Install:
Upload the contents of the upload folder to your vbulletin root directory.
Install the product XML file.

Usage:
There are no options that need to be set (they should be turned on/off in your plugin code).

Main Class is called DebugLog. It has one class variable, product, and two class methods, set and log.

Log takes up to 4 arguments.
log($log, $location = '', $line = '', $extra = '' )
$log is the string, array or object of the data you wish to save.
$location is commonly the function or method that you are logging.
$line is commonly __LINE__ , but in a plugin this may or may not work,
so you can set this number manually if you wish
$extra is extra information about the data you are logging such as "should never be 0"
Set takes two arguments.
set($var, $value)
$var is the variable name (currently only product is a valid variable to set).
$value is the value you wish $var to be.
in your plugin, it is advisable to setup your own debug class wrapper around the DevLog class

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you can also call the class staticly

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You cannot set the product with this method so it defaults to devlog

Viewing Logs:
Admincp -> Devlog ->View Logs

This is -very very- basic and will gradually be expanded. As it currently is, it will be enough to assist in debugging current problems with my plugins.

ChangeLog
v0.1 - Release
v0.2 - Cosmetic - Added Line numbers to debug log output.

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Old 22 Apr 2008, 23:06
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Some images of the AdminCP area
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File Type: jpg LogDisplayWindow.jpg (29.9 KB, 85 views)
File Type: jpg MainWindowDevLog.jpg (51.8 KB, 89 views)
File Type: jpg ProductSelectionTable.jpg (42.8 KB, 73 views)

Last edited by sweede; 23 Apr 2008 at 05:52.
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Old 22 Apr 2008, 23:13
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Old 23 Apr 2008, 15:50
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Very nice one, really cool

Thanks man

*clicks Install
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Old 23 Apr 2008, 16:03
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I've found it to be pretty usefull so far. I do regret the names that i chose though.. debuglog::log is kind of.. horrible

Next week i plan on really cracking a peice from the admin log viewer. Currently i added Line Numbering to it, and it looks pretty reasonable.
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