Nodemon Cheatsheet

Nodemon helps NodeJS applications to restart on file changes


npm install -g nodemon

Installing as development dependency, specific to project

npm install --save-dev nodemon

Starting application with nodemon

If you are doing node index.js to start your NodeJS application, then start doing the following to start with Nodemon

nodemon index.js

Monitoring multiple directories

By default Nodemon monitors current working directory, If you want override that behaviour with your specific directories, you can do the following

nodemon --watch server --watch docs --watch client server/index.js

In this case Nodemon watches ./server, ./docs. ./client folders

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