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Beyond Console Debugging Tricks

Daniel Reis shows some alternatives for the best known form of debugging JavaScript console.log.

I don’t consider myself a nitpicker. That’s only true, and it’s all fine and dandy… until I find a console.log() that someone forgot to remove from the JavaScript code. And if we’re talking about debugger statements… all hell breaks loose!

I collected some of the most common examples I can present as proper alternatives for that process.


Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and Laravel on this blog. When not coding he’s probably rehearsing with his kraut rock band. He loves waffles and butterflies.