tadedon is a set of utilities that form a foundation for applications written with one of the many Java frameworks, such as GWT, GIN, Guice, Google App Engine, commons-configuration, and many others. It lets you specify the default configuration of your application and upgrade it automatically on each new release. It can redirect all java.util.logging to slf4j and easily configure logback. It can bind application configuration in a Guice module. It supports @PostConstruct and @PreDestroy annotations (JSR 250) in Guice applications. It lets you annotate your methods with @Transactional annotation. It supports Guice injector stage in your Web application. It lets you test your Guice managed servlets and filters without needing a real servlet container. It lets you use Guice Matchers for matching super class, interface, and type literal annotations. It can inject event bus to your GWT applications with the help of GIN.
zlog is a reliable, efficient, thread safe, flexible, pure C logging library. It was written because there were no good C logging libraries along the lines of Logback for Java or log4cxx for C++. printf can work, but can not be easily redirected or reformatted, and syslog is slow and designed for system use. It provides a syslog model, log format customization, multiple output, safe run-time reconfiguration, high performance, user-defined log levels, safe log rotation, a log4j-style key-value map, in-built debugging, and no external dependencies.