Using .env to change a json package

Tell us what’s happening:
I don’t know why it’s not working, if I change the variable MESSAGE_STYLE to something different than uppercase, it passes the previous lesson, and using the console logs, supposedly it should work, maybe I am missing something?

// running tests The response of the endpoint


should change according to the environment variable


// tests completed

Your code so far



var express = require('express');
var app = express();

if( process.env.MESSAGE_STYLE === "uppercase" ) {
  response = "Hello json".toUpperCase();
} else {
  response = "Hello json";

app.get("/json", (req,res) => {
  res.json({ "message": response });

 module.exports = app;

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Challenge: Use the .env File

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Hello there,

This is almost identical to the issue a camper was having in this post:

Hope that helps

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