Bugsnag provides a simple JSON-based API to access information about your Bugsnag account, project and errors.
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- Hypermedia URLs
- Ruby Library
- API access is over HTTPS using the endpoint https://api.bugsnag.com
- Data is sent and received using JSON
- Timestamps are returned in ISO 8601 format:
All requests to the Bugsnag API require authentication. To authenticate API requests you can either use your Bugsnag user credentials, or your account-wide auth token.
To access the Bugsnag API as a user, you can use your Bugsnag user credentials via Basic Authentication. Simply send the email address and password associated with the user:
curl -u email@example.com:password https://api.bugsnag.com
Alternatively you can authenticate using your account auth token, which you can find on your Bugsnag "Account Settings" dashboard under the "API" section.
There are two ways to send the API token with requests, you can send the token in an
$ curl -H "Authorization: token YOUR-TOKEN-HERE" https://api.bugsnag.com
Alternatively, you can authenticate using a parameter:
$ curl https://api.bugsnag.com/?auth_token=YOUR-AUTH-TOKEN-HERE
Many API methods take optional parameters. For GET requests, any parameters not specified as a segment in the path can be passed as an HTTP query string parameter.
For POST, PATCH, and DELETE requests, parameters not included in the URL should be encoded as JSON with a Content-Type of ‘application/json’.
- Sending invalid JSON will result in a
400 Bad Requestresponse
- Sending the wrong type of JSON values will result in a
400 Bad Requestresponse
- Trying to access the API without authenticating or with an invalid auth token will result in a
- Trying to access resources which do not exist will result in a
404 Not Foundresponse
- Trying to access resources which you do not have access to will result in a
404 Not Foundresponse, in order to avoid disclosing the existence of user data
All API resources may have one or more
*_url properties linking to other resources. These are meant to provide explicit URLs so that API clients don’t need to construct URLs on their own. It is highly recommended that API clients use these. Doing so will make future upgrades of the API easier for developers.
Pagination info is included in the Link header. It is important to follow these Link header values instead of constructing your own URLs since the pagination method can differ between resources.
The URL for pagination is shown inside angled brackets, and the type of pagination link is described in the
Link: <https://api.bugsnag.com/account/projects?offset=51f42cc7b2db42c554000086>; rel="next"
The possible values for
next- Shows the URL for the next page of results
prev- Shows the URL for the previous page of results
Check out the Bugsnag API Toolkit for Ruby for quick read/write access to the Bugsnag API from your Ruby applications.