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Backendless is not defined using node

Task: Add Object With API

Please, describe your problem here.

I’m trying to work through the missions, and I’m completely stuck. After an hour of googling, I can’t figure out what the problem is. I spun up a new node module, installed the backendless dependency with npm, and when I attempt to run the sample script, I’m met with an error. “Backendless is not defined”

From what I know about Node, all the dependencies should be available to the start script. And I haven’t added anything special. Just the default settings. Latest versions of Node, npm, and backendless.

How do I connect the script with the library if the npm install method isn’t working?

Hello @Grey_Elerson,

have you tried require module at the top of the file?
const Backendless = require('backendless')


I hadn’t, since that’s not in the sample of the documentation or in the mission code sample, but that fixed the issue.

Maybe somebody should update that for us noobs.