Fabian Jakobs Fabian Jakobs - 7 months ago 38
Javascript Question

How do I debug Node.js applications?

How do I debug a Node.js server application?

Right now I'm mostly using alert debugging with print statements like this:


There must be a better way to debug. I know that Google Chrome has a command-line debugger. Is this debugger available for Node.js as well?


The V8 debugger released as part of the Google Chrome Developer Tools can be used to debug Node.js scripts. A detailed explanation of how this works can be found in the Node.js GitHub wiki.

There is also ndb, a command line debugger written in Node.js itself.