I'm currently running Brownie in Studio Visual Code. My problem is that when I write a smart contract and try to compile it using command "Brownie Compile" I don't' receive a .json file in the "build" folder afterwards. I receive a message that says:

"INFO: Could not find files for the given pattern(s). Brownie v1.14.2 - Python development framework for Ethereum

Project has been compiled. Build artifacts saved at C:\Users\Brian Lee.brownie\New folder\build\contracts"

It says project has been compiled but I don't see the .json file anywhere. Do you have any suggestions? I think I may have set up my folders incorrectly. I'm new to coding in general so I'm experiencing a lot of confusion. Thank you!


You have not installed solidity dependencies. You must install a solidity compiler and visual studio 2019 to sort this out. Follow this guidance https://docs.soliditylang.org/en/v0.8.4/installing-solidity.html#versioning

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