How do you detect what environment an expressJS app is running in? (development, test, production?). There's nothing in
You can either check the environment by checking the
app.settings.env (this will work in Express), or you can do it in a more direct way by checking
process.env.NODE_ENV (the environment is the one found in that variable or 'development' by default < this also works in other libraries such as Socket.IO etc).