Here we compare between bunyan, log4js and winston. In this comparison we will focus on the latest versions of those packages. The current versions are bunyan 1.8.12, log4js 3.0.0 and winston 3.0.0.
a JSON logging library for node.js services.
It was authored
on Feb, 2012.
log4js, Port of Log4js to work with node. It was authored by Gareth Jones on Jan, 2011.
winston, A logger for just about everything. It was authored by Charlie Robbins on Jan, 2011.
has more versions and more frequent updates.
log4js has been out there for longer (since 6 years ago), it also has fewer open pull requests.
winston has a bigger community of maintainers, more daily downloads, more weekly downloads and more monthly downloads.
In our review bunyan got 1,447,288 points, log4js got 3,024,692 points and winston got 5,468,227 points. The points are a summary of how big the community is and how well the package is maintained.
Lets dive deeper and have a look at some more details on those packages.
|description||a JSON logging library for node.js services||Port of Log4js to work with node.||A logger for just about everything.|
|keywords||log, logging, log4j, json, bunyan||logging, log, log4j, node||winston, logger, logging, logs, sysadmin, bunyan, pino, loglevel, tools, json, stream|
|author||Trent Mick||Gareth Jones||Charlie Robbins|
|Related / similar packages|
|morgan, debug, pino||morgan, debug, pino||morgan, debug, pino|
|created||6 years ago (Feb, 2012)||8 years ago (Jan, 2011)||7 years ago (Jan, 2011)|
|modified||4 months ago||a day ago||a month ago|
|version average||every 22 days||every a month||every 2 months|
|open pull requests||30||6||14|
|install||npm i -S bunyan||npm i -S log4js||npm i -S winston|
|remove||npm r -S bunyan||npm r -S log4js||npm r -S winston|