Receive Application Errors Via Yahoo Messenger
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Overview: This paper looks at integrating application error logging and instant messenger technology. Apache log4j is a widely used logging API and will extend log4j to stream the companys logging events via Yahoo Messenger. The end result will be receiving a Yahoo Instant Message (IM) whenever an error occurs in an application that one has deployed. This paper assumes familiarity with the Apache log4j API. In this paper, Sun Microsystems covers the following: How to write a custom Appender in log4j.