Some people complained about my last logging article, wondering if it was even necessary since the docs and Doug Hellman have already written on the topic. I sometimes wonder why I write on these topics too, but usually when I do, I get lots of readers. In this case, I’ve gotten almost 10,000 hits just on that one article in a week, so I guess there must still be room for me to write on topics like this. I received a couple of comments mentioned alternate logging libraries. One of these was lggr by Peter Downs. We’ll take a quick look at the project and see how it shapes up. The documentation is pretty shallow at this point, but let’s see what we can do. (more…)