Nodemon in Node

Nodemon is a utility that will monitor for any changes in your source and automatically restart your server. Perfect for development. Install it using npm.

Install nodemon

$ npm install -save nodemon

Add start script in package.json

  "scripts": {
    "start-debug": "NODE_ENV=local nodemon index.js",

Start node with debugging mode

$ npm run start-debug

> stock-sever@1.0.0 start-debug 
> NODE_ENV=local nodemon index.js

[nodemon] 2.0.6
[nodemon] to restart at any time, enter `rs`
[nodemon] watching path(s): *.*
[nodemon] watching extensions: js,mjs,json
[nodemon] starting `node index.js`

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