Provides beautiful console logging for Ruby applications. Implements fast, buffered log output.

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When Ruby decided to reverse the order of exception backtraces, I finally gave up using the built in logging and decided restore sanity to the output of my programs once and for all!



Please browse the source code index or refer to the guides below.

Getting Started

This guide explains how to use console for logging.

Command Line

This guide explains how the console gem can be controlled using environment variables.


This guide explains how to integrate the console output into different systems.


We welcome contributions to this project.

  1. Fork it.
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature).
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature').
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature).
  5. Create new Pull Request.

Developer Certificate of Origin

This project uses the Developer Certificate of Origin. All contributors to this project must agree to this document to have their contributions accepted.

Contributor Covenant

This project is governed by the Contributor Covenant. All contributors and participants agree to abide by its terms.

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