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October 4-6, 2017 - Vancouver, BC Canada
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Wednesday, October 4 • 11:00am - 11:30am
Everything You Wanted to Know About Logging - Charlie Robbins, GoDaddy

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In software the act of logging is like breathing: you simply cannot avoid it. It is also (like one's own breathing patterns) quixotically nuanced. The expressions of this nuance can be seen in the number of ways it is used: in production server programs, in CLI tools, in web browsers, in native Mobile apps, just to name a few.

Winston is the most popular logging library for node. Released in early 2011, it is almost old as node itself. Over time there have been many other libraries that co-exist in the logging space: bunyan, bole, & pino. Yet the popularity of winston persists with over 6.5M monthly downloads and over 200 community contributed packages.

This talk will explore winston@3 and contrast it with other logging solutions that exist today. Not just from the perspective of performance, but from the perspective of flexibility across platforms.

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Charlie Robbins

Senior Director, Engineering, Charlie Robbins
Charlie is a Senior Director of Engineering at GoDaddy where he is leading convergence around JavaScript and Node.js across several products through the UX Platform team. Charlie was previously the founder and CEO of Nodejitsu (acquired by GoDaddy in 2015). An open source enthusiast... Read More →


Wednesday October 4, 2017 11:00am - 11:30am
West Meeting Room 122