Frontend Nation 2024: Cai Cruz - Beyond console.log: Supercharge Your Debugging Skills!

Are you still relying solely on console.log for debugging your JavaScript applications? While it's a useful tool, there are more powerful techniques available in modern developer tools. In the just ended Frontend Nation Conference, Cai Cruz explores these advanced debugging methods using a sample e-commerce application.

Key Takeaways:

  1. VS Code Debugger: Learn how to use Visual Studio Code's built-in debugger to step through code, set breakpoints, and inspect variables.
  2. Call Stack: Understand how the call stack can help you visualize the hierarchy of function calls in your application.
  3. Debugging Tests: Discover techniques for debugging test code to identify the source of failures more efficiently.
  4. Advanced Console Techniques: Explore console.dir for object representation and console.table for tabular data display.

By mastering these techniques, you can significantly improve your debugging efficiency and gain deeper insights into your JavaScript applications.

Beyond console.log: Supercharge Your Debugging Skills!

Want to take your debugging skills to the next level? Watch the full video for in-depth demonstrations and practical tips!