Disallow the use of debugger

Metadata

ID: javascript-best-practices/no-debugger

Language: JavaScript

Severity: Error

Category: Best Practices

Description

The debugger statement is used to intentionally stop execution and start debugging at the point where the statement appears in the code. While it can be valuable during development and debugging, it can cause unwanted behaviors if it’s present in production code.

Non-Compliant Code Examples

if (foo) debugger

Compliant Code Examples

var test = { debugger: 1 }; test.debugger;