How to get started debugging NodeJS applications with NDB

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NodeJs was released almost 9 years ago. The default debugging process of NodeJs (read Node.js) is quite clumsy. You are likely already aware of the need to add --inspect to the node script with node inspector. It is also dependent on Chrome. Then you have to look at the proper web socket connection which is hard, and debug using Chrome’s node debugger. To be honest, it is a pain in the neck.

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