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Pro Apache Log4j

2nd Edition

By Samudra Gupta

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Pro Apache Log4j, Second Edition provides best practices guidelines and comprehensive coverage of the release of version 1.2.9. Step by step, the book explains core concepts, from basic to advanced. Code samples are in Java and include guidelines for different application-specific needs.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-499-5
  • 224 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: June 27, 2005
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $59.99
  • eBook Price: $41.99
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In development scenarios where things can't be run in a debugger, or when you run the risk of masking the problem, logs are the greatest source of information about running a program. Pro Apache Log4j, Second Edition provides best practices guidelines and comprehensive coverage of the most recent release.

Step by step, the book explains core concepts, from basic to advanced. Code samples are in Java and include guidelines for different application-specific needs. You’ll also learn how to extend the API to write custom components and best practices for using the feature-rich log4j API. This book concludes with enterprise Java applications using log4j with JSP and J2EE.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Application Logging
  2. Understanding Apache log4j
  3. Destination of Logging—The Appender Objects
  4. Formatting Logging Information in log4j
  5. Filtering, Error Handling, and Special Rendering of Log Messages
  6. Extending log4j to Create Custom Logging Components
  7. Complete log4j Example
  8. Log4j and J2EE
  9. Using the Apache Log Tag Library
  10. Best Practices and Looking Forward to 1.3
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