How to kill a process by port on MacOS
Every now and then I find myself in need to kill a process, knowing only the port it’s using.
Below you can read the magic spell to kill a process in Unix-like system, running on a specific port.
lsof -nti: | xargs kill -9
Copy, and replace
<PORT> with the port number.
Kill a process programatically
There are numerous npm modules that allow to kill a process programatically; fkill is my favorite.