Stable Release 1.0.0

It was published on May 11, 2015.


GrowlHandler is a handler for Monolog, that send log records as notification to Growl via the PEAR Net_Growl package.

But what is Growl ?

Growl is, at origin, a Mac OS X application that listen to notifications sent by applications and displays them on the desktop using different display styles.

It was ported to Windows by Brian Dunnington.

And what can do the PEAR Net_Growl package ?

Net_Growl offers the possibility to send notifications to Growl (Mac or Windows) from your PHP application through network communication using UDP or GNTP protocols.

Learn more on Net_Growl project’s page.


GrowlHandler takes advantage of new features in PHP 5.3.0 or greater.


GrowlHandler is strictly tested. Checks code coverage and see by yourself.

Open Source

GrowlHandler is open source. It’s hosted, developed, and maintained on GitHub.



All documentation provided in docs folder are in AsciiDoc format (files with extension .asciidoc). They are built with a Python AsciiDoc backend that convert output to an html Bootstrap renders. AsciiDoc-Bootstrap is released under the Apache 2 license.


All source code is licensed under BSD 3-Clause.