Node.js REPL Terminal
The term REPL stands for Read Eval Print and Loop. It specifies a computer environment like a window console or a Unix/Linux shell where you can enter the commands and the system responds with an output in an interactive mode.
The Node.js or node come bundled with REPL environment. Each part of the REPL environment has a specific work.
How to start REPL
You can start REPL by simply running "node" on the command prompt:
Node.js REPL Commands
|ctrl + c||It is used to terminate the current command.|
|ctrl + c twice||It terminates the node repl.|
|ctrl + d||It terminates the node repl.|
|up/down keys||It is used to see command history and modify previous commands.|
|tab keys||It specifies the list of current command.|
|.help||It specifies the list of all commands.|
|.break||It is used to exit from multi-line expressions.|
|.clear||It is used to exit from multi-line expressions.|
|.save filename||It saves current node repl session to a file.|
|.load filename||It is used to load file content in current node repl session.|