Error when trying JIRA Hello World for npm start (Atlassian Connect Express)

Hello, 

I am new to JIRA development. I wanted to create a Hello World plugin using Atlassian Connect Express framewok. I followed the steps as shows in : https://developer.atlassian.com/cloud/jira/platform/build-a-jira-add-on-using-a-framework/ 

I am getting some errors which I cannot resolve.

When I run 

npm start

the following error is generated. 

Unhandled error: SyntaxError: Unexpected character '“'
    at JS_Parse_Error.get (eval at <anonymous> (/Users/shaikhjeeshankabeer/Documents/atlassian-cloud-test/jira-getting-started/node_modules/uglify-js/tools/node.js:27:1), <anonymous>:86:23)
    at /Users/shaikhjeeshankabeer/Documents/atlassian-cloud-test/jira-getting-started/node_modules/atlassian-connect-express/lib/index.js:26:45
    at Object.trigger (/Users/shaikhjeeshankabeer/Documents/atlassian-cloud-test/jira-getting-started/node_modules/rsvp/dist/rsvp.js:245:13)
    at Timeout._onTimeout (/Users/shaikhjeeshankabeer/Documents/atlassian-cloud-test/jira-getting-started/node_modules/rsvp/dist/rsvp.js:568:47)
    at ontimeout (timers.js:386:14)
    at tryOnTimeout (timers.js:250:5)
    at Timer.listOnTimeout (timers.js:214:5)

Can someone please let me know what to do or how to resolve this error.

TIA

 

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Jake Furler Atlassian Team May 22, 2017

Hi Shaikh,

I don't see that error when I follow the steps on that page. It looks like you just have a stray " character somewhere, possibly in your config.json file. Have you made any changes to the template after you created it? If so, can you paste those changes here?

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