chatty

Sexy syslogging for node.js

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Chatty

Sexy syslogging for node.js

Install

npm install chatty

Usage

Manual

var chatty = require('chatty');

chatty.info('Hello');
`

Express

var express = require('express');
var chatty = require('chatty');

app.use(express.logger({ stream: chatty.stream() }));

app.get('/', function (req, res) {
  res.send('Hello');
});

app.listen(3000);
`

API

chatty.info(data)

Syslog with LOG_INFO priority

chatty.error(data)

Syslog with LOG_ERR priority

chatty.debug(data)

Syslog with LOG_DEBUG priority

chatty.stream(priority, options)

Return a syslog stream wrapper with specified priority.

priority can be either a syslog priority or any of the strings: info, error or debug. (LOG_INFO by default)

options is merged with the default and passed into the stream constructor

chatty.configure(options)

Configure chatty, availiable options are: ident, option and facility (syslog man page) An extra option console, may be set to true to log messages with console.log rather than syslog (useful for development/debugging)

chatty.log(priority, data)

Direct wrapper of syslog (you probably DON'T want this).

priority must be a syslog.prority int

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