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Custom logger file in Rails
# lib/custom_logger.rb
class CustomLogger < Logger
def format_message(severity, timestamp, progname, msg)
"#{timestamp.to_formatted_s(:db)} #{severity} #{msg}\n"
logfile ="#{Rails.root}/log/custom.log", 'a') # create log file
logfile.sync = true # automatically flushes data to file
CUSTOM_LOGGER = # constant accessible anywhere
# in development.rb
require "custom_logger"
# in controller files"info from custom logger")
CUSTOM_LOGGER.debug("debug from custom logger")
CUSTOM_LOGGER.error("error from custom logger")
buoyant commented Dec 31, 2012

thanks helped me a lot.


Very useful!


Thanks <3


Brilliant. Thank you.


Sweet & Simple, Very helpful, thank u :)



darkbls commented Oct 5, 2015



awesome. thanks!

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