Category: Nodejs


How to read a file as a string in nodejs javascript?

Below code reads the file content in asynchronous manner and the content is returned in the string format and buffered format respectively. let fs = require(“fs-extra”); let path = require(“path”); fs.readFile(path.join(__dirname, “filePath”), “utf8”,(data, err)...


Debug mocha using visual studio code

Add the following configuration in your launch.json { “name”: “Run mocha”, “type”: “node”, “request”: “launch”, “program”: “${workspaceRoot}/node_modules/mocha/bin/mocha”, “stopOnEntry”: false, “args”: [ “test/**/*.js”, “–inspect”, “–debug-brk”, “–no-timeouts” ], “cwd”: “${workspaceRoot}”, “runtimeExecutable”: null, “env”: { “NODE_ENV”: “testing”...


Call and retry last Allocation failed

Solution: node –max–old-space-size=4096 <filename> You need to tell node to overwrite default heap size in v8. To see all the available v8 flags run the following command: node –v8-options —Further details on chromium bug