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JavaScript Build a Simple Dynamic Site with Node.js Creating a Basic Template Engine in Node.js Binding Values

Error: ENOENT: no such file or directory


Im trying to run my code but im getting this error on node. var fs = require('fs');

function mergeValues(values, content) { //Cycle over the keys //Replace all {{key}} with the value from the values object. for(var key in values) { content = content.replace("{{" + key + "}}", values[key]); } //return merge content return content; }

function view(templatename, values, response) { //read from the template file

var fileContents = fs.readFileSync("./views/" + templatename + ".html", {encoding: "utf8"}).toString();
fileContents = mergeValues(values, fileContents);


module.exports.view = view;

I dont understand why its not finding my files in the views folder. Can someone please help me ?

2 Answers

someone had the exact same problem as me some time ago and created a github with the code : https://github.com/jg-digital-media/node-site . maybe it will be easier to read the code in here?

Why did you use that .toString() for?