I am trying to start a project for IOS, to learn native-react.
The issue I face is that the steps I should follow based on the course are nvm 16.19.0, nvm use 16.19.0, npm i -g expo-cli (npx expo-cli -h I used it to see the result since it was mentioned in the Docs).
Anyhow my problem is that I get the following error:
npm ERR! Unexpected token ‘.’
npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in:
npm ERR! C:\Users\myuser\AppData\Local\npm-cache_logs\2023-05-30T19_28_36_815Z-debug-0.log
I have tried to clean cache as mentioned in StackOverflow, but I do not seem to have a fitting solution.
I am using Windows 11 and Powershell.
I’m curious which doc did you see
npx expo-cli -h to use? Curious if we should update docs on our end and may have missed out something.
Also, you don’t have to install
expo-cli since we have a new versioned Expo CLI that works with
npx. You don’t have to install it as a global dependency.
Here are the instructions to get started using Expo CLI: Installation - Expo Documentation
For example, you can run
npx expo -h.
I think, I missed used or confused the expo-cli.
Anyhow I run into the same issue while trying to run npx expo -h.
Do you think it may have to do with the node version or the Windows?
Are you able to install any other dependency as a global package with
npm? Or use
npx with any other library/framework?
I’d also suggest checking that there is no node.js installed prior to installing it with
Thanks for the help. I found out it had to do with node version and somewhat Windows.
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