Splunk MINT SDK for Android (Legacy)

Splunk MINT SDK for Android Developer Guide

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Report the last error and total crashes

You can find out the last known error a user encountered as the app crashed, and find out the total number of times the app crashed.

  • To find out the hash of the last error, use the getLastCrashID() method:
  • String lastErrorID = Mint.getLastCrashID();
    

    Note The error hash is only displayed in the Splunk MINT App, where you can create a search to find this value. For more about searching MINT data, see Use the Splunk MINT App in the Splunk MINT App User Guide.

  • To find out how many times your app crashed, use the getTotalCrashesNum() method:
  • int totalCrashes = Mint.getTotalCrashesNum();
    
  • To reset the crashes counter, use the clearTotalCrashesNum() method:
  • Mint.clearTotalCrashesNum();
    

    Note These methods are blocking, so use them in an AsyncTask class or a thread.


Example code

public MyActivity extends Activity {
    private final String APIKEY = "TESTAPIKEY";
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        Mint.initAndStartSession(this.getApplication(), APIKEY);
        new CheckLastError().execute();
    }
    private class CheckLastError extends AsyncTask<Void, Void, String> {
        @Override
        protected void onPreExecute() {
            super.onPreExecute();
        }
        @Override
        protected String doInBackground(Void... params) {
            int totalCrashes = Mint.getTotalCrashesNum();
            if (totalCrashes > 9) {
                // Get last error hash
                String lastErrorID = Mint.getLastCrashID();
                // Clear the crash counter
                Mint.clearTotalCrashesNum();
                // Return the last error ID
                return lastErrorID;
            }
            return null;
        }
        @Override
        protected void onPostExecute(String lastErrorID) {
            super.onPostExecute(lastErrorID);
            // If there are 10 crashes or more and we have a last error ID
            if (lastErrorID != null) {
                // Create error URL
                String errorUrl =
                    "https://mint.splunk.com/dashboard/project/"
                    + APIKEY + "/errors/" + lastErrorID;
                // Create the URL from your server to send a push notification
                // or email to the user
                String myServerUrl =
                "http://www.myserver.com/notifyUser=" + getUserID();
            }
        }
    }
}
Last modified on 28 January, 2019
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk MINT SDK for Android (Legacy): 5.2.x


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