How to debug JavaScript or Node.js applications?

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  1. Open CoreIDE.
  2. Open your project.
  3. Go to Run/Debug tab.
  4. Click on Add (+) button it will open a new window. Here you can create your new run/debug configuration.
  5. Go to JavaScript tab in the new window.
    debug java
  6. Enter unique configuration name.
  7. Enter the command for example “node app.js --inspect-brk”. Make sure that your Node.js installation bin path is configured properly in system environment variables otherwise you will need to enter full path of node installation.
  8. Configure other fields as needed.
  9. Click on Save button.
  10. Now you can select your configuration from the dropdown and click on Run or Debug buttons to start.
    debug java
  11. You can hover your cursor over the buttons to know the purpose and keyboard shortcut of a button.
  12. You can go to any Java file in the project and click on sidebar to add breakpoints.
    debug java
  13. You can launch the debugger by pressing the () button.

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