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Frustrated following along in workspace... but unable to see the results of my coding in the browser. Blindly coding.
Can't see the results of my coding in the browser when I click on "preview". Frustrated. But trying to get thru courses... so blindly coding along. It is terribly frustrating to follow along and not have success.
Steven Parker218,694 Points
There are two steps to updating a preview in the workspaces:
- first, save the changes using the edit menu or the Ctrl-S keyboard shortcut
- then, refresh the browser to see the results
Make sure you're doing both of these and write again if you still have trouble.
Sorry to read about your frustration Lisa.
The best thing you can do is, install a live server on your code editor. That's how I was able to follow along.
The live server extension added to your code editor will auto-refresh your browser as you change your code...
using live server by ritwickdey on
VSCode (you can google live server for the code editor you are using).
Hope that help you and future Full-Stackers :) .