Saturday, 5 January 2019

Debugging Create React App javascript and tests in Visual Studio Code

This is a handy collection of configurations for debugging your Create React App javscript code (launching Chrome) and also tests generated with Create React App (CRA). Note that the last one does not work probably if you have ejected the CRA. Here is the .vscode/launch.json file:

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 "version": "0.2.0",
 "configurations": [
   "name": "Chrome debug 3000",
   "type": "chrome",
   "request": "launch",
   "url": "https://localhost:3000",
   "webRoot": "${workspaceRoot}/src"
   "name": "Debug CRA Tests",
   "type": "node",
   "request": "launch",
   "runtimeExecutable": "${workspaceRoot}/node_modules/.bin/react-scripts",
   "args": [
   "cwd": "${workspaceRoot}",
   "protocol": "inspector",
   "console": "integratedTerminal",
   "internalConsoleOptions": "neverOpen"