Logging is one of the important component for any application. It helps developer to debug application easily. Apache has provided one framework for logging- Log4j
It is relieable, fast and easy to use framework and licensed under Apache Software foundation.
Latest Version- Log4j 2
It can be easily integrated with any of the Java web application framework like struts,Jsf etc
It has three major component:
loggers- Logging can be done at different levels.
appenders- Logging can be done in different destinations like file,console etc.
layouts- Logging can be done in different formats.
Latest version,documentation,jars etc details can be found at location- http://logging.apache.org/log4j/
Logging can be configured in two ways-
We can use any of the above way and for that configuration file needs to be set at classpath.