Other than console.log(), there have been morgan, winston, pino and at least hundreds of others.
But, I am very surprised to see no one mentioned debug, it has 22,914,644 weekly downloads as of right this comment.
Though it is more of a debugging tool than a logging tool, we do have to log a lot while trying to debug, or in most case debugging is the only goal for logging.
There are obvious gotchas, but who cares as long as I can get to see what I wanted to see.
debug module borks when minimized
You need to configure the compression to let some optimizations through
I also couldnt get it to work on an isomorphic app. Minimizing for node.js and tje web require 2 different approaches
Indeed, debug RULES! So much so I rebuilt my logging lib from scratch so it could incorporate debug's best features.
The biggest gripe I have with it is that it is not full-featured. It basically is ONLY for debug logging. I like to log some info/warning messages as well some times. With debug you still need either a different lib or the console just for that.
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