Stackdriver Logging API Client Library for Java

While this library is still supported, we suggest trying the newer Cloud Client Library for Stackdriver Logging, especially for new projects. See Stackdriver Logging Libraries for installation and usage details.

Stackdriver Logging API: Writes log entries and manages your Logging configuration.

This page contains information about getting started with the Stackdriver Logging API using the Google API Client Library for Java. In addition, you may be interested in the following documentation:

Add Library to Your Project

Select your build environment (Maven or Gradle) from the following tabs, or download a zip file containing all of the jars you need:


Download the Stackdriver Logging API v2 Client Library for Java.

See the logging/readme.html file for details on:

  • What the zip file contains.
  • Which dependent jars are needed for each application type (web, installed, or Android application).

The libs folder contains all the of the globally applicable dependencies you might need across all application types.