How to find and kill a process on port 8080 on Mac

Sometimes you may get an error message “ECONNREFUSED” especially if you are having many bash terminals open and you spin multiple webservers. So if you just want to find and kill the process on the x port that is causing the trouble, in this case port 8080 you run the following:

sudo lsof -t -i tcp:8080 | xargs kill


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