Learn how to exit process in Nodejs
There are multiple ways to exit a nodejs process with examples
NodeJS REPL Exit
REPL is a Node Command tool to execute node commands
Following is a command to exit the NodeJS process
- First way, Select Ctrl + C two times
- Another way using type
.exitand click enter
The above two ways work in Linux, Unix, and Windows
For Mac, You can use Ctrl + D to exist
How to exit Nodejs Process using API programs?
In Programs, the Nodejs exit process called in two ways
one way by calling process.exit() manually. Another way is, It calls automatically when there are no pending tasks to process by the event loop.
Nodejs contains a global
process object that contains the
Here is a syntax.
code is an optional integer value, default is zero, which means success. Code=1 is a failure
For success, call process.exit(0) method. This executes normally when no asynchronous operations are pending. For failure, call process.exit(1) method.
Since the process is an instance of EventEmitter, the calling process.exit() method exhibits the exit event, which terminates all work including asynchronous operations still in progress.
Nodejs process exit codes
Nodejs provides Process’s exit method has the following error codes
|1||Uncaught fatal failures|
|2||Unreserved, can be used for bash|