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JavaScript Express Basics (2015) Getting Started with Express Install Express.js

Anthony c
Anthony c
20,907 Points

Express not showing up in package.json

This is what I'm seeing after doing npm install express --s

MYNAME-MacBook-Air:express-basics MYUSER$ npm install express --s
express-basics@1.0.0 /Users/MYNAME/Desktop/projects/express-basics
ā””ā”€ā”€ express@4.13.3  extraneous

2 Answers

according to the docs https://docs.npmjs.com/cli/install there is a --save option, and a -S option, but no --s option. I would assume this is the problem, as npm does tend to fail silently for minor issues.

Anthony c
Anthony c
20,907 Points

I deleted my file and restarted from cloning the repository-- and now it works.

Unfortunately, I'm not sure what went wrong originally. If somebody else hits this problem, I suggest you just go through the stops again.