Installing Airbrake in a Node.js app

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  • Send chosen environment variables (whitelist or blacklist)
  • Detect and fix circular references in error context information
  • Support for all features of the 2.1 notification API
  • Support for long-stack-traces
  • Optional auto-handler for uncaughtException events
  • Provides notification URL linking to Airbrake in notify() callback
  • Timeout Airbrake requests after 30 seconds, you never know


Visit our official GitHub repository for full installation and configuration information.


Add the Node Airbrake package to your package.json:

  "dependencies": {
    "airbrake": "~1.0.3"


Invoke the following command from your terminal:

npm install airbrake