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JavaScript Node.js Basics 2017 Introduction to Node.js Hello World

Problem with "The Console" challenge

There's a problem with "The Console" challenge.

On Task 2 of 3 you are asked to: "Review the code in app.js. Use the appropriate console method to print out the details object."

Code to review: const name = "Andrew"; const details = { favouriteLanguage: "JavaScript", age: 33, children: 3 } const errorMessage = "Something bad has occurred";

The answer to this task is: console.dir(details);

Yet I keep getting this error: "Bummer: You didn't write console anywhere in your code."

Any help would be appreciated.

1 Answer

Hey Seamus,

I think I have an idea of what's happening. Are you by chance removing the first console.log(name); and replacing it with console.dir(details);? I tried that and it gave me the same error message you described.

I believe what the challenge is looking for, is for you to add each console output to a new line. Like this:

console.log(name);
console.dir(details);
// Next line of code in challenge.

I was able to complete the challenge by doing this. Hope that helps!

Happy coding! -Brandon

Good man Brandon! That was indeed the problem. Thanks!