Debugging in the Land of Server Side JavaScript

When first getting into Node.js, I got reintroduced to console.log style of development, something I have not had to do since my classic ASP days. You know the drill, you have no idea what is going on so you start liberally dispersing log statements everywhere to give you some insights into what the hell is happening, even in unit tests.

Well this week my buddy superfly introduced me to node inspector and my world has been turned upside down.

Here is a quick demo of it in use and what it can do.

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