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A logging framework for Java applications

What is Logback?

It is intended as a successor to the popular log4j project. It is divided into three modules, logback-core, logback-classic and logback-access. The logback-core module lays the groundwork for the other two modules, logback-classic natively implements the SLF4J API so that you can readily switch back and forth between logback and other logging frameworks and logback-access module integrates with Servlet containers, such as Tomcat and Jetty, to provide HTTP-access log functionality.
Logback is a tool in the Log Management category of a tech stack.

Who uses Logback?

6 companies reportedly use Logback in their tech stacks, including immmr, MEG, and movix.

18 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Logback.

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Logback Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Logback?
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