Valeriy Valeriy - 2 months ago 17
Node.js Question

"Attribute 'program' does not exist" for basic node.js project

I created simple node.js application (source code from here https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/visual-studio-code-and-azure-app-service-a-perfect-fit/)

var http = require('http');
http.createServer(function (req, res) {
console.log('Got request for ' + req.url);
res.writeHead(200, {'Content-Type': 'text/html'});
res.end('<h1>Hello Code and Azure Web Apps!</h1>');
}).listen(process.env.PORT);


And clicked VSCode generated launch.json:

{
"version": "0.2.0",
"configurations": [
{
"name": "Launch",
"type": "node",
"request": "launch",
"program": "${workspaceRoot}/app.js",
"stopOnEntry": false,
"args": [],
"cwd": "${workspaceRoot}",
"preLaunchTask": null,
"runtimeExecutable": null,
"runtimeArgs": [
"--nolazy"
],
"env": {
"NODE_ENV": "development"
},
"externalConsole": false,
"sourceMaps": false,
"outDir": null
},
{
"name": "Attach",
"type": "node",
"request": "attach",
"port": 5858,
"address": "localhost",
"restart": false,
"sourceMaps": false,
"outDir": null,
"localRoot": "${workspaceRoot}",
"remoteRoot": null
}
]
}


And still when launched I see:


Attribute 'program' does not exist.


Can anybody help what's wrong?

Answer

I believe that you need ${workspaceRoot}/server.js, not ${workspaceRoot}/app.js for program. The code you're using doesn't have an app.js, that's what that (poorly worded) error is telling you.