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A simple monitor script for use during development of a node.js app
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What is nodemon?

It is an open source utility that will monitor for any changes in your source and automatically restart your server. It has a default support for node & coffeescript, but easy to run any executable (such as python, make, etc).
nodemon is a tool in the node.js Application Monitoring category of a tech stack.
nodemon is an open source tool with 19.6K GitHub stars and 1.3K GitHub forks. Here鈥檚 a link to nodemon's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses nodemon?

11 companies reportedly use nodemon in their tech stacks, including Imperium42 Game Studio, Hostocron, and Codepixel Tools.

40 developers on StackShare have stated that they use nodemon.

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Anton Nesterov
Anton Nesterov
Software Engineer at Betwinner | 1 upvotes 517 views

I use nodemon because it is simple.

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nodemon's Features

  • Automatic restarting of application
  • Detects default file extension to monitor

nodemon Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to nodemon?
It is a simple CLI tool for ensuring that a given script runs continuously. It is used to keep the server alive even when the server crash/stops. When the server is stopped because of some error, exception, automatically restarts it.
Build system automating tasks: minification and copying of all JavaScript files, static images. More capable of watching files to automatically rerun the task when a file changes.
The less work you have to do when performing repetitive tasks like minification, compilation, unit testing, linting, etc, the easier your job becomes. After you've configured it, a task runner can do most of that mundane work for you鈥攁nd your team鈥攚ith basically zero effort.
LiveReload monitors changes in the file system. As soon as you save a file, it is preprocessed as needed, and the browser is refreshed.
Determine in realtime what's happening inside your node process from the terminal. No need to instrument code to get the deets. Also splits stderr/stdout to help spot errors sooner.
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nodemon's Followers
24 developers follow nodemon to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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