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JavaScript Node.js Basics (2014) Building a Command Line Application Using try and catch

Sandro Simon Palmieri
Sandro Simon Palmieri
9,081 Points

Cannot understand the code challenge question. Please help!

Hi, cannot understand exactly the meaning of the question. Where exactly should I place the try block? To which kind of error they refer to? What is the condition to be verified? Please "treehouse team" try to make the code challenges more explicit. Moreover, consider that there are also foreigners among your subscribers. (e.g: myself...)))) Thank you for your support!

app.js
var jsonString = 'This is not a JSON String';
var jsonObject = JSON.parse(jsonString);
try {
    var jsonObject = JSON.parse(jsonString);
   } catch(error){
};

1 Answer

Malik El Khoury
Malik El Khoury
9,143 Points

Hey, i struggled too on this question! you should put the try over everything...

Node.js
try {
   var jsonString = 'This is not a JSON String';
   var jsonObject = JSON.parse(jsonString);
} catch(error){
};