Honeycomb Beeline for NodeJS
Note: Honeycomb embraces OpenTelemetry as the effective way to instrument applications. For any new observability efforts, we recommend instrumenting with OpenTelemetry.
This package makes it easy to instrument your Express/NodeJS application to send useful events to Honeycomb, a service for debugging your software in production.
- Node 14+
Using a bundler (esbuild, webpack, etc.) or ESM with the Beeline is unsupported. You may be able to use the Beeline in those cases, but auto-instrumentations will likely not work.
An error like
'api.traceActive is not a function' errormay occur for some auto-instrumentation and can be resolved by manually requiring
httpsbefore requiring other libraries such as
Features, bug fixes and other changes to
beeline-nodejs are gladly accepted. Please
open issues or a pull request with your change. Remember to add your name to the
All contributions will be released under the Apache License 2.0.
Running postgresql tests locally
If you don't have postgresql running locally, you can launch postgresql in docker.
docker run -p 5432:5432 -e POSTGRES_USER=root circleci/postgres:9-alpine-ram
Then run the tests using
PGUSER=root PGDATABASE=postgres npm test