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JavaScript Express Basics Using Templates with Express Using Logic in Pug

Wendy Cortes
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Wendy Cortes
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Can only set one object property

Hey everyone, when I create the prompt variable, everyone seems to work fine in app.js. But the hint variable is not showing no matter what!

This is what the card.pug looks like:

doctype html
    title Flash Cards
        h1 Flash Cards
        h2= prompt
        i hint #{hint}
        p An app to help you study 

And this is app.js

const express = require('express');

const app = express(); 

app.set('view engine', 'pug')

app.get("/", (req, res)=>{
app.get("/cards", (req, res)=>{
    res.render("card", {prompt: "Who is buried in Grant's tomb?", hint: "Think of whose tomb it was"});

app.listen(3000, ()=> {
    console.log("The application is running on localhost:3000!")

What am I doing wrong? :(

1 Answer

Rohald van Merode
Rohald van Merode
Treehouse Staff

Hi Wendy Cortes 👋

Judging from those snippets I don't think there's anything wrong in your code. The only thing that looks different compared to Andrews code is that your i tag isn't nested inside a p tag. But this shouldn't stop your code from being rendered. You might want to stop and restart the server to see the changes rendered to the page 🙂

Hope this helps!