To use source-map-support in your Node.js project, you should first install it using the npm package manager. Open your terminal or command line and enter the command
npm install source-map-support.
After successfully installing the package, you can use it programmatically or via the command-line interface (CLI).
For CLI usage:
-r source-map-support/register For instance:
node -r source-map-support/register compiled.js
In case you want to use it programmatically, you need to include the following at the top of your compiled file:
Alternatively, to directly install source-map support, import the
register module as follows:
import 'source-map-support/register' // Instead of: import sourceMapSupport from 'source-map-support' sourceMapSupport.install()
The comprehensive documentation for the source-map-support package is situated within the README.md file within the root folder of its GitHub repository. The documentation can be visited at the following URL: https://github.com/evanw/node-source-map-support. This contains exhaustive details on installation, usage, options, and demonstrations for a range of usage scenarios. It's an indispensable resource for understanding the package in more depth before integrating it into your project.