Lurgle.Logging v1.2.4 Update - Rethinking usage patterns

A while back I updated Lurgle.Logging to support new logging patterns. I've sat on it for a while, but some aspects of this weren't as well thought through as they could have been. Specifically, the idea of passing: Log.Error(ex, "Oh no! An error! {Message}", Logging.NewCorrelationId(), args: ex.Message); Log.Error(ex, "Oh no!...

Playing nicely with others in the Seq ecosystem

You would realise by now that I'm quite a fan of Seq. It's hard not to be, when you can download a free single user license and get started with a trial, a POC, or designing your monitoring and infrastructure. The growth in open source apps for Seq over the...

Lurgle.Logging v1.2.2 - Destructure and mask structured properties!

Update After the original post, I tackled another item I'd been meaning to look at - being able to configure proxy settings for the Serilog Seq sink. Lurgle.Logging v1.2.3 now includes additional optional configurations for the Seq sink's proxy. This is particularly useful for console apps like Seq Reporter,...

Lurgle.Logging v1.2.1 - More logging patterns for your Lurgle convenience

Lurgle approach compared to Serilog Following on from the v1.2.0 multi-threaded correlation release, I thought about whether we could further improve how we interface with Lurgle.Logging. The general approach was to maintain a static interface to logging that would allow us to capture key properties for logging, that would provide...

Lurgle.Logging v1.2.0 - Multi-threaded correlation ids are now a thing

Implementing Multi-Threaded Lurgles If we revisit my example from earlier, we'll see a much simpler implementation for multi-threaded code; Log.Level().Add("Here is my log entry"); Log.Level(LurgLevel.Error).Add("Oh no! An error!"); Log.Level().Add("Phew ... moment passed"); Log.Level(correlationId: Logging.NewCorrelationId()).Add("After all that, I'd really like a different correlation id"); Log.Level(LurgLevel.Debug).Add("CorrelationId is {CorrelationId}"); You can see...

Lurgle.Alerting v1.1.10 and Lurgle.Logging v1.1.15 Released

I've just pushed out an update to Lurgle.Alerting on Nuget. This release adds a Handlebars template option, based on the implementation by Matthew Turner at FluentEmail.Handlebars (github.com). When I came across the FluentEmail.Handlebars package, I was keen to use it, but it was only compiled against .NET Standard 2.1, and...

Lurgle.Logging v1.1.14 and Lurgle.Alerting v1.1.9 Released

I've pushed out updates to Lurgle.Logging and Lurgle.Alerting today. The Lurgle.Logging update is minor - I noticed that Log.Add wasn't correctly passing the calling method, source file, and line number. Lurgle.Alerting has received a more substantial update: This helps to make Lurgle.Alerting even more useful and reliable! You can get...

Lurgle.Logging - a standardised Serilog implementation with extra goodies!

Logging is important Logging is a really important, oft-neglected, aspect of business applications. I can't state that enough. If you don't have good logging, you can't troubleshoot and debug problems, and you have little chance of seeing what's actually going on in your enterprise. In Structured Logging with Seq and...

Structured Logging with Seq and Serilog

A few years back, I picked up an old "unloved" business application for document handling, and brought it into the modern era. I completed some work on adding automated OCR, running as a service, and then started to enhance it well beyond its original capabilities, such as moving a manual...