In this chapter, we have seen several logging aspects of the implementation of minimal APIs.
We started to appreciate the ASP.NET churned logging framework, and we understood how to configure and customize it. We focused on how to define a message template and how to avoid errors with the source generator.
We saw how to use the new provider to serialize logs with the JSON format and create a custom provider. These elements turned out to be very important for mastering the logging tool and customizing it to your liking.
Not only was the application log mentioned but also the infrastructure log, which together with Application Insights becomes a key element to monitoring your application. Finally, we understood that there are ready-made tools, such as Serilog, that help us to have ready-to-use functionalities with a few steps thanks to some packages installed by NuGet.
In the next chapter, we will present the mechanisms for validating an input object to the API...