Cannot npm install due to node-gyp: binding.gyp not found

I have been working on this all day and have tried lots of different things:

  • Uninstalling node and installing latest version
  • Using the --msvs_version= flag set to 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
  • Deleting the .node-gyp folder
  • Adding python path to .npmrc like so: python=C:\Python27\python.exe
  • npm -g install [email protected]
  • Running node-gyp rebuild and node-gyp configure
  • Following Robert Kehoe’s guide

Rough times.

The package is an Electron/React app and I am running Windows 10. Console output for npm install is

C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft.Cpp\v4.0\Platforms\x64\Microsoft.Cpp.x64.Targets(514,5): error MSB8008: Specif
ied platform toolset (v120) is not installed or invalid. Please make sure that a supported PlatformToolset value is sel
ected. [C:\Users\scheinerbock\Desktop\mpstudio\node_modules\mplib\build\addon.vcxproj]
gyp ERR! build error
gyp ERR! stack Error: `msbuild` failed with exit code: 1
gyp ERR! stack     at ChildProcess.onExit (C:\Users\scheinerbock\AppData\Roaming\npm\node_modules\npm\node_modules\node-gyp\lib\build.js:276:23)
gyp ERR! stack     at emitTwo (events.js:106:13)
gyp ERR! stack     at ChildProcess.emit (events.js:191:7)
gyp ERR! stack     at Process.ChildProcess._handle.onexit (internal/child_process.js:215:12)
gyp ERR! System Windows_NT 10.0.14393
gyp ERR! command "C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\node.exe" "C:\\Users\\scheinerbock\\AppData\\Roaming\\npm\\node_modules\\npm\\node_modules\\node-gyp\\bin\\node-gyp.js" "rebuild"
gyp ERR! cwd C:\Users\scheinerbock\Desktop\mpstudio\node_modules\mplib
gyp ERR! node -v v6.10.0
gyp ERR! node-gyp -v v3.5.0
gyp ERR! not ok

And for node-gyp rebuild:

gyp: binding.gyp not found (cwd: C:\Users\scheinerbock\Desktop\mpstudio) while trying to load binding.gyp

I am well out of my wheelhouse here and would appreciate any suggestions or information in addition to solutions.

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