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

Muhammad Haris Khan
Muhammad Haris Khan
8,587 Points

Challenge Task 1 not passing. Try and Catch in Node.js

I am following the instruction in the question, but getting an error : Unexpected token T.

Can some one please tell me what I am doing wrong?

app.js
var jsonString = 'This is not a JSON String';
var jsonObject = JSON.parse(jsonString);

try{
  console.log (jsonObject);
} catch(error){}

2 Answers

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

. . . parsing the object to JSON

Daewon Kim
Daewon Kim
15,016 Points

If you read the instructions carefully, it says "Use a try block in the appropriate place to catch an error". Think of the second line as the point of a possible error. You don't have to add "console.log" I hope you get the answer. :)