OCTOBER 18, 2021

I found the following error while trying to execute PORT=4444 node ./bin/server.js on my Node.js application.

SyntaxError: Cannot use import statement outside a module

I solved it by adding the following into the package.json file of my NPM project.

  "type": "module",

APRIL 11, 2020

nodemon is a tool that helps develop Node.js based applications by automatically restarting the node application when file changes in the directory are detected.

How to install it globally?

npm install -g nodemon

Then you can use it anywhere as nodemon script.js and, every time script.js changes, the execution will restart with the new code, avoiding repetitive calls to node script.js, for instance.

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