Is there any way I can do it in VSC locally? Though the test functionality is very helpful, I can’t find where I’m making the mistake.
This is what I do that works for me, there might be other ways to do it:
Open the exercise folder as the only folder in the VSCode workspace.
Set the breakpoints in the code where you want them.
Go to the “Run and Debug” menu. You should see it in the left bar.
In that menu, you should see a text in link form saying Show all automatic debug configurations.
4.1 Select Node.js... → Run Script: test
4.2 Launch the configuration from the “Run and Debug” menu
4.3 The code should stop at your breakpoints now
If step 4 fails, you can create the same configuration manually by putting this into a .vscode/launch.json file in the exercise directory: