Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

JavaScript Node.js Basics (2014) Introduction to Node.js The Console

JavaScript

Challenge Task 3 of 3

In some instances you want to display an error to the console. The best way to do this is with the error method. On a new line, use the error method on the console object to print out the errorMessage variable.

I am lost on this one here....

3 Answers

console.error(errorMessage);

rdaniels
rdaniels
27,258 Points

All three steps are included below. Notice the pattern? Hope this helps!

var name = "Andrew";
var details = { favouriteLanguage: "JavaScript", age: 31, children: 2.4 } 
var errorMessage = "Something bad has occurred";
console.log(name);
console.dir(details);
console.error(errorMessage);

Mr. hummel Thanks