5 Best Logging Solutions for Java

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  • Apache Log4j 2

    Apache Log4j 2 is a versatile, feature-rich, efficient logging API and backend for Java.

    Log4J(https://logging.apache.org/log4j/2.x/) is a Java-based logging framework. It is a part of Apache Logging Services. It was also the most popular and widely used Java logging solution until the exposure of its Log4Shell vulnerability last year.

  • Logback

    The reliable, generic, fast and flexible logging framework for Java.

    Logback(https://logback.qos.ch/) is another non-commercial Java logging framework. It labels itself as a successor to the previously discussed Log4j framework.

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