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D Rog
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I have a task to add a logger in Java application. I got recommendation for log4j. Do I have any other options like Java logging package or other 3rd parties products? Proc/cons?


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Ulf Dittmer
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log4j is one possibility, as is the Java logging packgae (which requires at least Java 1.4). You could also look into Jakarta Commons Logging, which can act as a frontend for both these packages (and some others), and lets you switch between them easily.


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D Rog
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Thanks a lot. I think that such approach will be the best.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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