I am new to the world of logging. I see that loggers (e.g.
sl4j for Java or
At first glance, I thought that this is to perhaps enable some standard log viewing tools to parse the logs.
I was expecting features offered by the browser console which I often use for viewing logs. It offers:
1 Inspection of rich json objects
You can expand the object to view what you need, so the full json representation of the object doesn't clutter your screen:
2 Filtering of logs
e.g. here I've filtered in only messages with
[tag] in their text
I think there must be log viewing tools which offer these features, but I cannot find any (perhaps I'm not searching with the right terms). Most things I was able to find seem to be for a different purpose (like some kind of metrics, or knowing about health of a distributed cluster) and I'm not sure if they also support this basic log viewing case.
Are there such tools? If there are, are they tied to a particular language or only to a particular log format?