dump to mail

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dump to mail

The DumpToMail() is created to help developers dump coldfusion objects to a mail for debugging purpose. You can dump objects like cfcatch, query, query result, session, variables and any coldfusion variables using this function.

DumpToMail()
<!--- dumpToMail :: dumps a max of 5 objects to a mail id. --->
<cffunction name="dumpToMail" access="public">
	<cfargument name="data1" required="no" type="any">
	<cfargument name="data2" required="no" type="any">
	<cfargument name="data3" required="no" type="any">
	<cfargument name="data4" required="no" type="any">
	<cfargument name="data5" required="no" type="any">
	<cfargument name="mailto" required="no" type="string">

	<!--- replace the email id ---->
	<cfset var emailto = "kjetty@yahoo.com">

	<cfif IsDefined("arguments.mailto") AND IsValid("email",arguments.mailto) GT 0>
		<cfset emailto = "#arguments.mailto#">
	</cfif>

	<cfsavecontent variable="dumpVar">
		<cfoutput>
		Time: #now()#<p>
		<cfif IsDefined("arguments.data1")><cfdump var="#arguments.data1#"><hr></cfif>
		<cfif IsDefined("arguments.data2")><cfdump var="#arguments.data2#"><hr></cfif>
		<cfif IsDefined("arguments.data3")><cfdump var="#arguments.data3#"><hr></cfif>
		<cfif IsDefined("arguments.data4")><cfdump var="#arguments.data4#"><hr></cfif>
		<cfif IsDefined("arguments.data5")><cfdump var="#arguments.data5#"><hr></cfif>
		</cfoutput>
	</cfsavecontent>

	<cfmail from="support@ketanJetty.com" to="#emailto#" subject="dump email - #now()#" type="text/html">
		#dumpVar#
	</cfmail>
</cffunction>

How to use DumpToMail() in your code
<!--- how to use dumpToMail --->
<cfset monitorObj = CreateObject("component","monitor")>

1. dump mail to custom mail [optional]
<cfset monitorObj.dumpToMail("arg1", "arg2", "arg3", "arg4", "arg5", "[kjetty@yahoo.com]")>
	
2. dump mail upto 5 objects
<cfset monitorObj.dumpToFile("arg1", "arg2", "arg3", "arg4", "arg5")>	
// change the email in the dumpToMail() to your email id
	
3. dump mail 2 objects
<cfset monitorObj.dumpToMail("arg1", "arg2")>
	
Result: 
A mail will be sent to the provided email id, containing the dump info.

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