#logging

nlog

Log implementation that sends text to a Windows notepad window

4 releases

0.2.2 Jan 5, 2021
0.2.1 Jan 5, 2021
0.1.1 Dec 6, 2020
0.1.0 Dec 5, 2020

#272 in Debugging

MIT license

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Nlog: Quick and Dirty logging for Windows

Nlog is an implementation of the log crate that sends text to an untitled Windows Notepad window.

#[macro_use]
extern crate log;

fn main() {
    nlog::init(log::LevelFilter::Info).unwrap();

    info!("Hello, world! λ");
}

A Notepad window showing the above log message

Features

  • Unicode Support
  • Thread-safe
  • Works with Wine Notepad
  • Completely WYSIWYG

Why?

  • Simple: Just open Notepad, copy or save logs as needed.
  • Silent: No log files piling up
  • Robust: Works even when no console or file I/O is available

License

This project is licensed under the MIT license. See LICENSE.txt for more information.


lib.rs:

Nlog: Quick and Dirty logging for Windows

Nlog is an implementation of the log crate that sends text to an untitled Windows Notepad window.

#[macro_use]
extern crate log;

fn main() {
    nlog::init(log::LevelFilter::Info).unwrap();

    info!("Hello, world! λ");
}

Features

  • Unicode Support
  • Thread-safe
  • Works with Wine Notepad
  • Completely WYSIWYG

Why?

  • Simple: Just open Notepad, copy or save logs as needed.
  • Silent: No log files piling up
  • Robust: Works even when no console or file I/O is available

Dependencies

~125KB