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JavaScript Build a Simple Dynamic Site with Node.js Handling Routes in Node.js Populating User Information

Carlos Sanchez
Carlos Sanchez
8,900 Points

Error when creating a new Person()

Getting the following error when i enter a username in the browser:

var studentProfile = new Profile(username);

ReferenceError: Profile is not defined
at Object.user (/home/treehouse/workspace/router.js:18:32)
at Server.<anonymous> (/home/treehouse/workspace/app.js:6:11)
at emitTwo (events.js:106:13)
at Server.emit (events.js:191:7)
at HTTPParser.parserOnIncoming [as onIncoming] (_http_server.js:543:12)
at HTTPParser.parserOnHeadersComplete (_http_common.js:105:23)
This is my workspace: https://w.trhou.se/tzqxwjju5a Does anyone know why is this happening?

2 Answers

Benjamin Barslev Nielsen
Benjamin Barslev Nielsen
18,958 Points

You are very close.

Line 1 in router.js:

var profile = require("./profile.js");

should be

var Profile = require("./profile.js");

and line 20 in router.js:


should be

Rodrigo Valladares
Rodrigo Valladares
9,708 Points

Wooo! thanks, I've had the same mistake!!

Carlos Sanchez
Carlos Sanchez
8,900 Points

Thanks, that solved it for me. I am new to this perspective, coming from java servlets and spring node is proving to be something else. Thank you now I can move forward with the course.