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Project Glimpse: Node Edition

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Glimpse is an experimental npm package that gives you in-depth insights about the client and server sides of your Node.js apps. More efficient debugging means faster development. Best of all, it’s free.

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Full details and documentation available at

Latest news

  • Mar 21, 2017 - It's all about services in 0.18.9. Find the details in our announcement post.
  • Feb 7, 2017 - Turn up the signal with 0.17.5. Read all about it in our announcement post.
  • Jan 6, 2017 - Happy New Year, we've released 0.16.4! Find out more in our announcement post.
  • Nov 22, 2016 - We've released 0.15.2, a minor update to last week's release. See our announcement post for more info.
  • Nov 17, 2016 - We've released version 0.14.1! This is the biggest release of Glimpse for Node yet. Find out more in our announcement issue.

Getting started

  1. In your app's root directory, use npm to install Glimpse.
npm install @glimpse/glimpse --save-dev
  1. Initialize Glimpse before any other require() or application logic (typically at the top of index.js or app.js).
if (process.env.NODE_ENV !== 'production') {
  1. Open your app in a browser. The Glimpse HUD should now be at the bottom right of your app.

For more help, check out the detailed steps and more ways to get started.

Package & version support

See here for details on supported node runtimes and modules.

Issue reporting

If you run into any problems, please open a new issue in this repo. A member of the team will follow up with you ASAP.

This project has adopted the Microsoft Open Source Code of Conduct. For more information see the Code of Conduct FAQ or contact [email protected] with any additional questions or comments.

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