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Why should I use this framework?

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How popular is it?
Real companies building real applications use this framework. Most people who evaluate this framework choose to use it.

There is another popular framework with a download of several megabytes(!!), while yours is only about 100K (the DLL itself is only 40K). What gives?
With this framework you get a framework. Out of the box you'll be able to accomplish 99% of your logging tasks. Yet it isn't bloated with unnecessary complexities. For the 1% of other logging tasks you might have, you can easily extend it.

Is there a book for your framework?
No. That's a good thing. If this framework required a book, one would have to question what they were getting themselves into. It's just a logging framework, after all! It's well-commented, and there's an XML file for help within the Visual Studio IDE.

Am I better off using a framework with a large user community? Who can help me if I have questions?
As a matter of fact, there is a large user base. But there isn't an active board setup specifically for the framework. Why? It isn't needed. But if you do have a question, I'm more than happy to field it.

What do other people say?

What's the bottom line?
This framework succeeds in every way that a good framework should.

  • It's powerful right out of the box.
  • It's easy to use. You won't bang your head against a wall trying to use it.
  • It's simple to extend.


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