Using Twitter for software generated ops alerts

So this isn’t entirely my idea, but if you put this (or other non-java interface):

Twitter API Wiki / Libraries

Java

* Twitter4J by Yusuke Yamamoto. BSD licensed and Maven aware java interface for the Twitter API.
* java-twitter by DeWitt Clinton. Pure java interface for the Twitter API.
* jtwitter by Daniel Winterstein. Open-source pure Java Interface to Twitter.

together with this:

How to use Twitter as an error log | Interesting Things

Sure this has been done before, but I had a brainwave today – why not use Twitter as an error log for web apps?

You will probably get a cheap way to have your software system twitter your operations staff with alerts.  This looks so promising, its going into my next release.

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Published in: on March 18, 2009 at 6:00 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. Thanks for this post, I am interested in.

  2. […] tiny URLs using Java A little while back I mentioned using Twitter API’s especially Twitter4J for to send alerts.  Well it was not long before I wanted to send […]


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