Function SendGrid Node Import error

Hi there,

I’m trying to create a function using NodeJs and SendGrid. I think I have the code correct, however, I’m getting an error on importing the SendGrid module.

Error [ERR_MODULE_NOT_FOUND]: Cannot find package ‘@sendgrid/mail’ imported from /tmp/index.mjs

Done the usual Googling and searching the community, but I can’t seem to find the solution.

Bring the import like this:

import * as sgMail from '@sendgrid/mail';

package.json looks like this:

  "name": "sendgrid-sendemail-js-do",
  "type": "module",
  "main": "main.js",
  "dependencies": {
    "@sendgrid/mail": "^7.7.0",
    "axios": "^1.5.1"

Managed to successfully get a different function working after working through issue, but this one seems to be wracking my brains!

Any pointers would be appreciated.

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Bobby Iliev
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April 8, 2024

Hi there!

This indeed should work as expected. Do you have your package-lock.json also added to your GitHub repository?

Here is a quick demo app that includes some extra Node dependencies that you could use as a blueprint:

You can also try using the --remote-build flag. When you run doctl serverless deploy with the --remote-build flag, the Functions service performs a remote build. The remote build uses the toolchains present in the runtime container for the chosen language.



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