How to debug a node process in chrome

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Last Updated: 2021-05-15

How to debug a node process in Chrome

  1. Add debugger to line in question
  2. Open about:inspect in chrome
  3. Run the script with node inspect instead of node:

e.g. node inspect src/importing_data/paypal/paypal_import_excel.js