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JavaScript Node.js Basics 2017 Handling Errors in Node Handling the Error Event in Node

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What is the difference? log() vs error()

What is the difference between console.log() and console.error() apart from Andrew mentioned in the video that the console.error() might show up in a different colour in the console due to the fact is is an error?

Thanks in advance!

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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Your browser may provide filtering controls to display one but not the other.

These are two of a set of four console messaging methods. The set includes console.log(), console.info(), console.warn(), and console.error(). Besides visual differences, browsers generally offer options to display or conceal messages from each method.