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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript Your First JavaScript Program

Joseph Boyd
Joseph Boyd
1,286 Points

the interactive workspace is not working like it should. i am using google chrome with Win 10. When you hit the preview.

when you hit the preview icon, you work is not showing in separate web page. Its just a blank white screen. please help.

same here but when i use visual studio code my program is running, i am currently on RSVP app JavaScript. how do i fix it? because i cant keep on downloading zipfiles over and over. please help, thanks in advance.

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! To be clear, workspaces (at least for this course) is essentially a text editor. The code is then run on your machine and in your browser. It is not actually run in workspaces.

There are a few things that can cause this besides something being wrong with your code. First, and foremost, make sure you've saved your file. If there is an orange dot on the tab in workspaces, it has not been saved. Also, there is the possibility that Chrome is loading in a cached version of your code instead of your newly altered code. Try clearing your browser cache, launching the preview, and refreshing the page. Alternatively, you can try viewing it in a private browser tab which has no cached files.

Finally, if this doesn't work, we're going to need to actually see your code. This is most easily accomplished by providing us with a snapshot. This will allow us to fork your workspace and have a closer look at your code/file structure to eliminate any problems there.

I look forward to hearing back from you! :sparkles:

Joseph Boyd
Joseph Boyd
1,286 Points

Thanks for the info. I think I have it now.