Angular 2 Launch.json setup for you workspace


Example

  1. Turn on Debug from menu - view > debug
  2. it return some error during start debug, show pop out notification and open launch.json from this popup notification It is just because of launch.json not set for your workspace. copy and paste below code in to launch.json //new launch.json

    your old launch.json

{
    "version": "0.2.0",
    "configurations": [
        {
            "name": "Launch Extension",
            "type": "extensionHost",
            "request": "launch",
            "runtimeExecutable": "${execPath}",
            "args": [
                "--extensionDevelopmentPath=${workspaceRoot}"
            ],
            "stopOnEntry": false,
            "sourceMaps": true,
            "outDir": "${workspaceRoot}/out",
            "preLaunchTask": "npm"
        }
    ]
}

Now update your launch.json as below
new launch.json
**// remember please mention your main.js path into it**
{
    "version": "0.2.0",
    "configurations": [
        {
            "name": "Launch",
            "type": "node",
            "request": "launch",
            "program": "${workspaceRoot}/app/main.js", // put your main.js path
            "stopOnEntry": false,
            "args": [],
            "cwd": "${workspaceRoot}",
            "preLaunchTask": null,
            "runtimeExecutable": null,
            "runtimeArgs": [
                "--nolazy"
            ],
            "env": {
                "NODE_ENV": "development"
            },
            "console": "internalConsole",
            "sourceMaps": false,
            "outDir": null
        },
        {
            "name": "Attach",
            "type": "node",
            "request": "attach",
            "port": 5858,
            "address": "localhost",
            "restart": false,
            "sourceMaps": false,
            "outDir": null,
            "localRoot": "${workspaceRoot}",
            "remoteRoot": null
        },
        {
            "name": "Attach to Process",
            "type": "node",
            "request": "attach",
            "processId": "${command.PickProcess}",
            "port": 5858,
            "sourceMaps": false,
            "outDir": null
        }
    ]
}
  1. Now it debug is working, show notification popup for step by step debugging