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Simple and colorful Python logging module

Project description

✨ fastlog: simple and colorful python logs ✨

Fastlog is designed to spice up your Python script logs with a simple but familiar interface.


  • Works out-of-the-box
  • Sleek defaults
  • Simple, familiar logging.Logger interface with new features
  • Supports all terminal types (for Linux, Windows, MacOS, etc.)
  • No external package dependencies
  • Compatible with both Python 2.7 and Python 3
  • Modular styles, but customization is not required

What is this for?

Fastlog is for anyone who writes quick scripts with lots of print statements but no time for Python's logging module.

Under the hood, fastlog wraps the same logging.Logger module that Python developers are used to, but with colorful defaults and more features.


from fastlog import log

with log.indent():


log.hexdump(list(map(chr, range(256))))

Example Console Output

Installation and Usage

To install Fastlog, simply grab the PyPi package with pip.

$ pip install fastlog

To include fastlog in your script, add the following import:

from fastlog import log


Fastlog is documented using regular Python docstrings in the source code itself.

ReadTheDocs compilation is still pending.

Modular styles

Fastlog supports a modular style interface

# Import styles like python modules

Check out the default style to see how it works.

Project Status

This project is currently in Beta while I continue to improve some features.

There aren't any breaking changes planned, just additions of new features.

Is this just pwntools?

Fastlog was born out of a sadness for bland Python script outputs and a love of the logging module from the Pwntools project.

While there is some code taken between pwntools (specifically termcap and hexdump), the projects are completely independent.

Pwntools was also only Py2 compatible, where Fastlog is both Py2 and Py3 compatible.

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