Implementing local authentication strategy (passport, mongodb) - app freezing on POST route (signup)



I’m trying to follow a tutorial on passport and authentication. However, in spite of seemingly following every step in the tutorial, when I come to test the signup route, my app is freezing. No error is being thrown, but it is freezing. Would anyone mind taking a look in my workspace if I share with them as I’ve been staring at this for hours now and cannot figure it out!!