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Roll your own stack traces and control program execution through AST manipulation.

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simple custom stacktrace


var stackedy = require('stackedy');
var fs = require('fs');
var src = fs.readFileSync(__dirname + '/src.js');
var stack = stackedy(src, { filename : 'stax.js' }).run();
stack.on('error', function (err, c) {
    console.log('Error: ' + err);
    var cur = c.current;
    console.log('  in ' + cur.filename + ' at line ' + cur.start.line);
    c.stack.forEach(function (s) {
        console.log('  in ' + s.filename + ''
            + s.functionName + '() at line ' + s.start.line


Error: moo
  in stax.js at line 2
  in stax.js, h() at line 1
  in stax.js, g() at line 0
  in stax.js, f() at line 4


var stackedy = require('stackedy');

var stack = stackedy(src='', opts={})

Create a new stack object.

stack.include(src, opts={})

Include a source file body src into the current bundle.

opts.filename will augment the stack with filename information.

opts.postFilter transforms the source after transformation.

opts.preFilter transforms the source before transformation.{}, opts)

Execute the compiled source with the given context using vm.runInNewContext().

opts.stoppable defaults to true and controls whether the execution can be stopped with .stop().

opts.runner(src, context) is the function used to run the transformed source. It defaults to vm.runInNewContext. is the context to use when this is null, such as window in a browser environment.

stack.compile(context={}, opts)

Compile the sources into a single file with the transformations in place.

Returns an object with source, augmented context, current and others.

opts.stoppable controls whether the execution can be stopped with .stop().