Python Error Monitoring

Airbrake Monitors and Reports Errors in Python Apps

How to install Airbrake for Python error monitoring

Installing Airbrake in your Python app takes no more than 3 minutes:

  1. Create an Airbrake account
  2. Install pybrake using pip:
    pip install -U airbrake
  3. Import the package and initialize with your account credentials:
    import pybrake
    notifier = pybrake.Notifier(project_id=123, project_key='abcdefgh12345678')

Full instructions can be found on pybrake GitHub repository.

Frictionless error monitoring for Python

Every minute your customer experience is compromised impacts your bottom line. Perhaps more importantly, it costs you goodwill. Even when your Python application is up and running, your customers might still see problems. That's why you need Airbrake.

With Airbrake Python error monitoring and reporting, exceptions are captured so that you're notified before users are affected. Airbrake alerts you in real-time to Python errors in the communication tool of your choice, whether it's email, Github, Jira, Slack, or another mode. Airbrake Python Error Reporting provides detailed stack traces, context, and browser breakdowns to give you all of the information needed to assess the scope of a problem and determine its source.


Airbrake works in any Python project, including Flask and Django frameworks, to improve your user experience with:

  • Deploy tracking, search, and filters - see the impact of deploys on volumes and drill down to the errors that matter most
  • Error details - quickly locate the file, method, and line that caused the error
  • Intelligent error grouping - track trends over time and review and resolve similar errors from a single interface


Python error monitoring is simple with Airbrake, which installs in less than three minutes and is accessible via a mobile-optimized web app. Find out what errors are affecting your customers right now — and how to fix them with Airbrake Python.


Blazing fast, real-time errors alerts

Lightweight notifier installs quickly and won't impact your app performance

Receive error notifications via email, Slack, or webhooks

Fast error search and filtering within your Airbrake dashboard

Advanced data security including SOC-2 Compliance and SAML Single Sign-On - included with all Airbrake plans

Integrates with GitHub, Trello, Slack, JIRA, Pivotal Tracker, GitHub Enterprise, GitLab, GitLab CE/EE, Bitbucket, Lighthouse, Flowdock, Campfire, Assembla, custom webhooks and other 3rd party apps

Dupe error detection

Customizable error filtering

Unlimited users and projects

Comprehensive read & write API

Deploy tracking to monitor code quality

Performance insight about your total app health including your code, production environment, and the user experience.