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JavaScript Node.js Basics 2017 Handling Errors in Node Handling Errors in Node

Failed on task 3 of 3 even I call the console.error in error callback

I tried request.on('error', error => { console.error('${error.message}'); });


request.on('error', error => console.error('${error.message}'));

and it just don'e let me pass with bummer "You didn't call console.error in the error callback."

const https = require("https");

const request = https.get("https://teamtreehouse.com/chalkers.json", response => {

request.on('error', error => {

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

The error.message is already a string.

You don't need to do anything to convert it. Just pass it as an argument to the log function: