Implement the Serialization of a Passport User not connecting to db

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I can’t pass this test. I’m guessing I’m missing something obvious, but I can’t figure out what that might be. I added the mongo URI variable to .env, and connection.js appears to already have all the necessary code to connect. But the test is saying it isn’t connect.

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Challenge: Implement the Serialization of a Passport User

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Hello there,

Just some things i notice:

  1. Duplicate:
app.route('/').get((req, res) => {
//  res.render("pug");
  res.render(process.cwd() + '/views/pug/index', {title: 'Hello', message: 'Please login'});
});
  1. This should come before the DB logic:
fccTesting(app); //For FCC testing purposes
app.use('/public', express.static(process.cwd() + '/public'));
app.use(express.json());
app.use(express.urlencoded({ extended: true }));

Because it uses middleware, and middleware mounted after setting up a route does not get used by that route.

Otherwise, remember that there is the Gist page with the example code, if you are unsure.

Hope this helps

Hi. I moved it up with no change.
Also the duplicate is commented out, or are you saying there is something else duplicated?

You have 2 app.route("/"). One within the DB logic, and one outwith. Again, looking at the example code linked to at the bottom of each challenge might help.