Sentry's Python SDK enables automatic reporting of errors and performance data in your application.
On this page, we get you up and running with Sentry's SDK.
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Don't already have an account and Sentry project established? Head over to sentry.io, then return to this page.
If you prefer to follow video instructions, see How to Install the Sentry Python SDK in 60 Seconds.
Sentry captures data by using an SDK within your application’s runtime.
Install our Python SDK using
pip install --upgrade sentry-sdk
Configuration should happen as early as possible in your application's lifecycle.
Once this is done, Sentry's Python SDK captures all unhandled exceptions and transactions.
# Enable performance monitoring
This snippet includes an intentional error, so you can test that everything is working as soon as you set it up.
division_by_zero = 1 / 0
Learn more about manually capturing an error or message in our Usage documentation.
To view and resolve the recorded error, log into sentry.io and open your project. Clicking on the error's title will open a page where you can see detailed information and mark it as resolved.