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JavaScript Build a Simple Dynamic Site with Node.js Creating a Basic Template Engine in Node.js Reading from Files

Ryan Doran
Ryan Doran
7,815 Points

AHHHH... I can't find the problem. "/.views/.html is not a file."

Error: ENOENT: no such file or directory, open '/.views/head
    at Object.fs.openSync (fs.js:646:18)                    
    at Object.fs.readFileSync (fs.js:551:33)                
    at Object.view (/home/treehouse/workspace/renderer.js:5:

Here is my snapshot: https://w.trhou.se/s8hegxt7c3

2 Answers

var fileContents = fs.read('/.views/' + templateName + '.html');

should be

var fileContents = fs.read('./views/' + templateName + '.html');

note the period is before the slash here './views/'