How to exit from the Node.js command line#

So you loaded the Node REPL console by typing node at the command line, played around with it and want to get back to your OS command line.

Press CTRL+c (even on a Mac, especially on a Mac!), or just call the process.exit() method to exit from the Node console.

$ node
> 9+23
> process.exit()

There you go!


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