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JavaScript

Gulp Basics, Welcome to Gulp, npm install objective

Link to challenge:

http://teamtreehouse.com/library/gulp-basics/welcome-to-gulpjs/installing-gulp-code-challenge

Challenge question:

Challenge Task 1 of 1

Install gulp globally using the node package manager - usually just called npm.

Type in your command below, then press Enter.

I tired:

sudo npm install -g gulp

..and it didn't like it, saying:

Bummer! Make sure you use npm - node package manager.

Of course I DID use npm!!!

Of course after playing around with different variations I found it was the 'sudo' that it didn't like.

The thing is --the command with the sudo in front is a valid command on my system.

Can't you build in a little extra leeway on this???

...or at the very least a more helpful bummer error response message..

Alex Robertson-Brown
Alex Robertson-Brown
Courses Plus Student 8,956 Points

Yes I've had a similar experience with the code challenges. They are way too strict sometimes, I've got used to only typing in the exactly what they have requested, even though there are other valid options. I would be nice to see this changed