Broadcasting Server logs to browser 📡

In this tutorial, we will learn how to broadcast our server-side logs to browser for making development much more easier if you have 2–3 team members working on same project

Gaurav Mehla
Jan 14, 2018 · 3 min read
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Why we need this ?

There are a lot of reasons to do this thing but mainly we can use this thing to simplify our development process. It is good if front-end developers also see what is happening behind the scenes.

Prerequisites

Steps

  1. Run your NodeJS application and pipe rtail with it. i.e
// package.json{
"name": "rtail-demo",
"version": "1.0.0",
"scripts": {
"start": "node app.js | rtail --id api --host 127.0.0.1 --port 9999"
},
"license": "MIT",
"dependencies": {
"express": "^4.16.2",
"morgan": "^1.9.0"
}
}
pm2 start npm -- start
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rtail client

That’s it!!

Happy Coding !!

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