While doing the NPM tutorial on “Back End Development And APIs” class (I’m running it on repl.it) I run into a problem when I’m told to add a package and it’s version into the package.json file.
I’m asked to add the package “moment” in version “2.14.0” but when I add this to the dependencies:
I get this error on repl.it:
Replit: Updating package configuration
→ npm install
npm ERR! code ETARGET
npm ERR! notarget No matching version found for package-name@moment.
npm ERR! notarget In most cases you or one of your dependencies are requesting
npm ERR! notarget a package version that doesn’t exist.
npm ERR! notarget
npm ERR! notarget It was specified as a dependency of ‘boilerplate-npm’
npm ERR! notarget
npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in:
npm ERR! /home/runner/.npm/_logs/2021-10-26T14_38_12_873Z-debug.log
exit status 1
Replit: Package operation failed.
I don’t know how what I’m doing wrong and also if it’s freecodecamp’s own bug how do I forceskip the current lesson I’m in?
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Challenge: Expand Your Project with External Packages from npm
Link to the challenge:
But shouldn’t this:
or whatever you want?
I don’t know replit well, but there isn’t a version of “npm install …” or something automated like that?
Of course you can command repl to install
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I edited @alonlearnscode 's post
@jwilkins.oboe you didnt mention it. Thats why I asked.
If this where a longer thread with a lot of different users then I would have mentioned the user’s name in my post.
But in this case, you didn’t post any code so my reply wouldn’t make sense to you.
And Kevin is a moderator who already knows how to format code.
So my reply wouldn’t work for him either.
The only other user left is the original poster.
Also, if I had edited your post then the system would have notified you.
The original poster was also notified by the system that their post was edited.
Hope that clears it up!
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