gtmtg gtmtg - 7 days ago 6
Javascript Question

Node.js Alert Causes Crash

I'm trying to create a node.js app and

alert('Sample Alert');


is causing my program to crash. Node says


ReferenceError: alert is not defined


and then quits. I can use the
alert
function when running javascript on a regular html page, so I'm at a loss to understand why this is... Is this a separate module that I have to use with node.js?

Thanks in advance.

Answer

The alert() function is a property of browser window objects. It is not really part of JavaScript; it's just a facility available to JavaScript code in that environment.

Try console.log("Hello World");

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