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Logback vs Log4j Example

In this post, we feature a comprehensive Example on Logback vs Log4j. Logback and Log4j are the most widely used logging frameworks in the Java community. In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how to log the messages in Java applications with both Logback and Log4j. Table Of Contents 1. Introduction 2. Technologies Used 3. Maven Java Application 3.1 Dependencies 3.2 ...

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Log4j BufferSize Example

This article is a tutorial about log priority levels in Log4j. In this tutorial, we are going to configure log4j via property files. 1. Introduction Log4J (Java) is a widely used logging framework for Java. It continues to grow continuously with the recent upgrade to Log4j2. Log4j supports logging via Logger, Appender and Layouts. Logger is the interaction point for ...

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Log4j Date Format Example

This article is a tutorial about date format patterns in Log4j. In this tutorial, we are going to configure log4j via property files. 1. Introduction Log4J (Java) is a widely used logging framework for Java. It continues to grow continuously with the recent upgrade to Log4j2. Log4j supports logging via Logger, Appender and Layouts. Logger is the interaction point for ...

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JSF 2 and Log4j Integration Example

Log4j is a popular and widely-used logging framework for the Java development. It’s pretty easy to setup and use the Log4j mechanism in a JSF application. In this tutorial, I will show you how to implement the logging functionality with the JSF framework.                 1. Introduction 1.1 JSF Framework JSF is an Mvc ...

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Hibernate SQL Parameter Values using Log4j Example

When using Hibernate, if developers log the Hibernate SQL statements, they will see something like this: Hibernate: insert into student (id, first_name, last_name, email) values (?, ?, ?, ?) However, for debugging the application, developers want to see the actual parameter values in the Hibernate logs i.e. basically, they want to get rid of the question marks in the logs. ...

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Spring MVC using Log4j Example

Log4j is a popular and widely-used logging framework for the Java development. It’s pretty easy to setup and use the Log4j mechanism in a Spring Mvc application. In this tutorial, I will show you how to implement the logging functionality with the Spring Mvc framework.               1. Introduction 1.1 Spring Framework Spring is an ...

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Log4j Enable/Disable Logging Example

Let’s say developers want to disable or enable the Log4j framework by simply clicking some checkboxes. The advantage of this is that when developers use the Log4j framework in the production environment and want to enable logging at any time, they just don’t need to change the XML or the properties file from the local machine and then upload it. ...

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Log4j Email Configuration Example

It is always better to get notified about any major exceptions that occur in an application instead of manually going through huge logs to find the probable exception messages. In this tutorial, I will show you how to implement an out of box Log4j appender (called as SMTPAppender) to send email alerts. 1. Introduction Printing messages to the console is ...

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Log4j Rolling Daily File Example

Logging is a critical feature of any application. In this tutorial, I will show you how to implement some useful Log4j RollingFileAppender Patterns for writing the logging mechanism in Java development. 1. Introduction Printing messages to the console is an integral part of the development testing and the debugging of a Java program. If developers are working on a Server ...

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Log4j Conversion Pattern Example

Logging is a critical feature of any application. In this tutorial, I will show you how to implement some useful Log4j Conversion Patterns for writing the logging mechanism in Java development. 1. Introduction Printing messages to the console is an integral part of the development testing and the debugging of a Java program. If developers are working on a Server ...

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