Hello, this is Brett with WIPDeveloper.com. I ran into this issue when trying to use the Salesforce DX Create a Project command.
On the Command Line
Using the command line
sfdx force:project:create giving it the name
test. This causes the error
A name parameter is required to create a storage. This is weird since I am creating a project it would be doing all that for me.
Command with Error Message
sfdx force:project:create -n test ▸ ERR_ASSERTION: A name parameter is required to create a storage
This also happens when using the SFDX extensions inside Visual Studio Code.
With the Extension
Inside Visual Studio Code open the command Palette with
ctrl+p and typing
SFDX: Create Project then it will ask for a name, I used
test2, then you browse to the folder to create the project.
VS Code Error Notice
Output Error Message
Starting SFDX: Create Project
22:34:46.721 sfdx force:project:create --projectname test3 --outputdir /Users/brett/Documents/Just Some Apps/internal/blog
▸ ERR_ASSERTION: A name parameter is required to create a storage
22:34:48.591 sfdx force:project:create --projectname test3 --outputdir /Users/brett/Documents/Just Some Apps/internal/blog ended with exit code 1
To get past this error I created a `package.json` with a `name` property in the folder where I am running the command or have Visual Studio Code opened. I had found some other people on the internet get this error with their node application, not Salesforce related, thought I would try this as a workaround.
➜ blog sfdx force:project:create -n test
target dir = /Users/brett/Documents/Just Some Apps/internal/blog
Using the extension it closes your current VS Code and opens the folder that was created.
To get rid of the
ERR_ASSERTION: A name parameter is required to create a storage error I created a
package.json with a
name property in the directory I was executing the command or had opened Visual Studio Code in. Hope that helps.
That’s it for now.
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