To truly understand what is going on with DDP (and for debugging purposes) it's useful to be able to read the DDP stream. Seeing DDP in action can not only help with the debugging process, but can also help you to better understand how flexible and useful this protocol is. This recipe will show you how to use Arunoda Susiripala's most excellent DDP Analyzer.
You will need Meteor, Node, and npm installed. For installation instructions, visit the following URLs:
You will also need a project. You can use pretty much any project you like. Because it offers a decent, controllable amount of client-server communication (in other words, DDP streams), we will use the