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JavaScript Express Basics (2015) Using Templates with Express Review the res.render method

I have no clue what I'm supposed to be typing, I watched the video and i just see this extremely long block code.

I know this task doesn't want me to type all of that.

'use strict';

var express = require('express'),
  posts = require('./mock/posts.json');

var app = express();

app.set('view engine', 'jade');
app.set('views', __dirname + '/templates')

app.get('/', function(req, res){

app.listen(3000, function() {
  console.log("The frontend server is running on port 3000!");

1 Answer

Jose Soto
Jose Soto
23,407 Points

It looks like you completed the first step just fine. However, in order to pass data into the view, you need to provide an object as the second parameter to res.render. They want you to give it a key of posts. So you may want to pass something like this:

{posts: posts}

as the second parameter to res.render