Meteor: Debug on server side

In Meteor 0.5.4 this has become a lot easier:

First run the following commands from the terminal:

npm install -g node-inspector
node-inspector &
export NODE_OPTIONS='--debug-brk'

And then open http://localhost:8080 in your browser to view the node-inspector console.


Since Meteor 1.0 you can just type

meteor debug

which is essentially a shortcut for the above commands, and then launch node inspector in your browser as mentioned.


In Meteor 1.0.2 a console or shell has been added. It may come in handy to output variables and run commands on the server:

meteor shell

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