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Lift Application Development Cookbook by Gilberto T. Garcia Jr.

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Logging using logback

Logback is a log engine that is intended to be a better version of the popular log4j. You might want to check the project website to understand the reasons you should consider Logback over log4j. But, you might ask why we need a log engine at all?

Logging is a useful tool that allows us to track what happens with the applications we build that are running on environments which we, as developers, cannot easily debug. That's why it is important that the tools we use to build applications support logging in an easy way. Lift does support logging in an easy and flexible manner. So, let us see how to log and what happens with our application.

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Downloading the example code

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