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JavaScript Node.js Basics 2017 Building a Command Line Application Capturing Command Line Arguments

Why not working? My code is perfect. https://teamtreehouse.com/workspaces/33084322#

Why isn’t this working? It should be perfect.

ERROR MESSAGE: “SyntaxError: Unexpected token” https://teamtreehouse.com/workspaces/changelog


const https = require('https');

function printMessage(username, badgeCount, points) { const message = ${username} has ${badgeCount} total badge(s) and ${points} in JavaScript ; console.log(message); }

function getProfile(username){

const request = https.get(https://teamtreehouse.com/${username}.json, response => { let body = ""; response.on('data', data => { body += data.toString(); });

response.on('end', () => { const profile = JSON.parse(body); printMessage(username, profile.badges.length, profile.points.JavaScript); });



getProfile("chalkers"); getProfile("alenaholligan");

2 Answers

Dave StSomeWhere
Dave StSomeWhere
19,822 Points

I'm pretty sure that there is no such thing as perfect code. hehe

Don't you at least need tics for your template code?

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,443 Points

If there was "perfect" code, you'd never have to ask why it wasn't working. :smirk:

Pepe Toño
Pepe Toño
13,814 Points

You are missing inverted ticks on the first argument of the https.get() method. Write it like this https://teamtreehouse.com/${username}.json