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Meteor Cookbook by Isaac Strack

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Using the web console

Sometimes modifying your code while debugging is just too slow. This recipe will introduce you to the web console and give you some pointers on using it.

Getting ready

We will need a sandbox to play in. For the purpose of this recipe, we'll use one of the default examples built into Meteor.

In a terminal window, enter the following command:

$ meteor create --example leaderboard

Once created, navigate to the leaderboard folder and start Meteor:

$ cd leaderboard
$ meteor

We can now navigate to our leaderboard example page (http://localhost:3000) using the web browser of our choice.

We need to enable the web console in various browsers. In no particular order, here's how to get to the web console on the browsers you're likely to ...

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