Tag Archives: debugging

LogRocket: Logging and Session Replay for JavaScript Apps

LogRocket is a front-end logging tool that lets you replay problems as if they happened in your own browser. Instead of guessing why errors happen, or asking users for screenshots and log dumps, LogRocket lets you replay the session to … Continue reading

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Debugging Node.js using the Chrome DevTools

With Chrome 57+, the Node.js debugging feature is enabled by default. To start debugging, run your Node.js application [using Node 6.4+] with the –inspect flag. Like so: $ node –inspect <your_file>.js Open the outputted URL or visit chrome://inspect/ to open … Continue reading

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Using XDebug with PHPStorm

We assume that you use PHPStorm on a daily basis, and this guide will help to debug your code locally using the IDE. A remote debugging guide will come in the future. Make PHPStorm your new home – Configuring and … Continue reading

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Beyond Console Debugging Tricks

Most developers out there know about console.log() and debugger;. console.table() might also be a known command, but most of the time it stops right after there. There are more methods and tricks one can use to debugging webapps. Beyond Console … Continue reading

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DevTools Timeline Viewer

DevTools Timeline Viewer lets you share and view DevTools Timeline traces online, in the browser. Handy if you want to share a Timeline trace with someone to help you debugging. DevTools Timeline Viewer → DevTools Timeline Viewer Example →

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Debugging Node with Chrome DevTools

Available in the nightly build of Node.js (not the release version, yet). Here’s a video of it in action (skip forward to 42:51): Paul Irish has got you covered on how to set this up:Debugging Node.js Nightlies with Chrome DevTools … Continue reading

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Reactotron

Control, monitor, and instrument your React and React Native apps from the comfort of your TTY. Reactotron →

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Node debugging with TraceGL

TraceGL transforms your JavaScript, injecting monitoring code that produces a log of everything that happens. This log is streamed from the target – via the traceGL node.js process – to the UI for visualisation. The UI tries to display the … Continue reading

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Getting ready for PHP 5.6

PHP 5.6.0, currently in alpha, will hit us any time later this year. Time to take a look and see what’s new. Here’s a selection of features that will affect the way you and I code. New __debugInfo() magic function … Continue reading

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Become a Javascript Console Power-User

Level up on the Javascript console in the Chrome DevTools. Look at XHR requests, learn console helper functions to monitor events or explore objects better. Paul Irish from the Chrome team gives you a rundown. We all know console.x, but … Continue reading

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