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Houston is a simple, lightweight logging library for iOS. It is meant to allow easy logging of application data to multiple endpoints (console, stdout, http, etc). Inspired by corey-rb


  • [x] Single Setup
  • [x] Log Strings & Objects
  • [x] Multiple Output Destinations
  • [x] Formatting Customization
  • [x] iOS, watchOS, tvOS, macOS compatibility
  • [x] Log to File
  • [ ] Log to HTTP endpoint
  • [ ] Complete Documentation


  • Xcode 8.3+
  • iOS 8.0+
  • watchOS 2.0+
  • macOS 10.10+
  • Swift 4.0+


To integrate Houston into your project, add the following to your project’s Podfile

pod 'Houston'


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Basic Usage (Quick Start)

In each source file,

import Houston

In your AppDelegate (or other global file), configure log destinations

let consoleDestination = ConsoleDestination()
Logger.add(destination: consoleDestination)

Basic Logging

You can log just about anything.

You can log simple strings:

Logger.verbose("View Loaded")
Logger.warning("Yikes something is not right")
Logger.error("Fatal Error")

Or you can log objects:
Logger.debug(["Yellow", "Blue", 3])



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Houston is released under the MIT license. See LICENSE for details.