importing/require myclass.ts module

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pcobee
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importing/require myclass.ts module

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I'm creating my first app using TypeScript. I'm trying to import a class that I've created in a seperate .ts file that is at the root level with main.ts. I've tried using both of the following to import the file in main.ts...

import * as myclass from './myclass';
const myclass = require( './myclass ' );

When I activate a flow with my app, I get an error message that my class module can't be found as it's being looked for in the node_modules directory instead of in the root directory.

Cannot find module '<path to my app>\node_modules\myclass' Require stack: - C:\Program Files\Enfocus\Enfocus Switch\ScriptExecutor\NodeScriptExecutor.js

What is the proper way to include my own modules?
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Re: importing/require myclass.ts module

Post by freddyp »

Is this for an app or for a local script?

If it is for a local script, use the complete path to the file instead of a relative path.

If it is for an app or for another situation in which the usage of a complete path is not possible or desirable, you will have to make sure that your own module ends up in node_modules. The way to do that is to create that module in some other location away from your script. Make sure it is a folder with a package.json file that is correctly configured (npm init) and then in the script folder you do an npm install of the folder with your module.

Note that this takes a snapshot of your own module into the node_modules folder of the script, so if you make changes to the module you have to npm install it again.
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