How to print exception traceback in Python31 Aug · by Tim Kamanin · 0 min read
Sometimes you're deep down in the code, and you need to debug an error quickly, send a traceback somewhere or log it into a file.
Here's how you can print the traceback of an error in the Python:
import traceback try: raise Boom('This is where our code blows') except Exception: # here's how you get a traceback output traceback_output = traceback.format_exc() # Now you can print it, or send it, or save it in a file print(traceback_output)
It's a quick dirt solution, and you probably should be using more sophisticated ways of debugging like error logging, but sometimes you don't have a choice.
Hope it helps someone, tweet me @timonweb so I know.