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JavaScript User Authentication With Express and Mongo What is Authentication? Setting Up the Project

Michael Dinnall
Michael Dinnall
6,730 Points

Download files arent working

I downloaded this project on my computer and it isn't working i did what was instructed in the video. Nothing then i looked around on stackoverflow and still nothing. Please help PS. npm installed and evel did this

npm install node-gyp -g npm install bcrypt -g

npm install bcrypt -save

Here is my terminal error"

treehouse-express-auth@1.0.0 start /Users/michaeldinnall/Desktop/javascript-authentication-with-express-and-mongo node ./app

module.js:442 throw err; ^

Error: Cannot find module 'bcrypt' at Function.Module._resolveFilename (module.js:440:15) at Function.Module._load (module.js:388:25) at Module.require (module.js:468:17) at require (internal/module.js:20:19) at Object.<anonymous> (/Users/michaeldinnall/Desktop/javascript-authentication-with-express-and-mongo/models/user.js:2:14) at Module._compile (module.js:541:32) at Object.Module._extensions..js (module.js:550:10) at Module.load (module.js:458:32) at tryModuleLoad (module.js:417:12) at Function.Module._load (module.js:409:3) at Module.require (module.js:468:17) at require (internal/module.js:20:19) at Object.<anonymous> (/Users/michaeldinnall/Desktop/javascript-authentication-with-express-and-mongo/routes/index.js:3:12) at Module._compile (module.js:541:32) at Object.Module._extensions..js (module.js:550:10) at Module.load (module.js:458:32) at tryModuleLoad (module.js:417:12) at Function.Module._load (module.js:409:3) at Module.require (module.js:468:17) at require (internal/module.js:20:19) at Object.<anonymous> (/Users/michaeldinnall/Desktop/javascript-authentication-with-express-and-mongo/app.js:42:14) at Module._compile (module.js:541:32)

Checkout the error. The first thing it mentions is that it doesn't have bcrypt :) Usually starting from the top of a failed message will get you there a lot faster.

1 Answer

npm install --global --save bcrypt
npm install --global --save node-gyp
Michael Dinnall
Michael Dinnall
6,730 Points

I tried your suggestion, but it didn't work.

Sorry, I forgot the code markdown in the forum. They need to be on separate lines,