Angular || How To Resolve Issue: “Cannot find name ‘require'” Using Angular

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The following is a page which demonstrates how to resolve the issue: “Cannot find name ‘require’. Do you need to install type definitions for node?” using Angular.

1. Install Package Definition

The type definition for node may not be installed. In the terminal, run the following command from your project directory. This command installs a package that defines require.

npm i --save-dev @types/node

Note: If the package is already installed, go to the next step.

2. Update tsconfig.json &

Tell TypeScript to globally include type definitions by updating and adding ‘node‘ to the ‘types‘ field in src/tsconfig.json and src/

3. Rebuild Project

After making the above changes, save, and restart your project / server.

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The code is heavily commented, so no further insight is necessary. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below.

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