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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.

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,644 Points

There are two steps to updating a preview in the workspaces:

  1. first, save the changes using the edit menu or the Ctrl-S keyboard shortcut
  2. then, refresh the browser to see the results

Make sure you're doing both of these and write again if you still have trouble.

Jimmy Dorvilus
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Jimmy Dorvilus
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Graduate 27,972 Points

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 :) .