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JavaScript Build a Simple Dynamic Site with Node.js Handling Routes in Node.js Home Route

John Coolidge
John Coolidge
12,614 Points

Workspaces won't respond to preview

I'm working on Andrew's course and so far as I can tell I've got everything he's shown in my workspaces. When I try to run the app it logs that the server is running (like the code shows) but when I try to preview the workspaces I get a page that says "Workspace Unavailable".

The console then says that the error is a ReferenceError: response is not defined.

at homeRoute (/home/treehouse/workspace/app.js:16:5)
at Server.<anonymous> (/home/treehouse/workspace/app.js:8:3)
at Server.emit (events.js:110:17)
at HTTPParser.parserOnIncoming [as onIncoming] (_http_server.js:4 91:12)
at HTTPParser.parserOnHeadersComplete (_http_common.js:111:23)
at Socket.socketOnData (_http_server.js:343:22)
at Socket.emit (events.js:107:17)
at readableAddChunk (_stream_readable.js:163:16)
at Socket.Readable.push (_stream_readable.js:126:10)
at TCP.onread (net.js:538:20)

I've killed the program and reran it and the same happens.

What response is not defined?

//1. Create a webserver

var http = require('http');
http.createServer(function (request, response) {
  homeRoute(request, response);
console.log('Server running at http://<workspace-url/');

//2. Handle HTTP route GET / and POST / i.e. Home
function homeRoute(request, reponse) {
   //if url == "/" && GET
    //show search
    response.writeHead(200, {'Content-Type': 'text/plain'});
  //if url == "/" && POST
    //redirect to /:username
John Coolidge
John Coolidge
12,614 Points

Nevermind! I found my error. I wrote reponse and not response in the homeRoute function.