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api-error-handler

api-error-handler

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An error handler for JSON APIs, meant to be used with http-errors-style errors.

Example

var errorHandler = require('api-error-handler');
 
var api = new express.Router();
api.get('/users/:userid', function (req, res, next) {
 
});
 
api.use(errorHandler());
 
app.use('/api', api);

API

.use(errorHandler([options]))

Currently no options.

Errors

4xx errors are exposed to the client. Properties exposed are:

  • message
  • type
  • name
  • code
  • status

5xx errors are not exposed to the client. Instead, they are given a generic message as well as the type.