This course will teach you how to work with one of the most important components of Node.js, the HTTP module. You will gain practical knowledge that will serve as a foundation for building any web-based application.
Node.js is a perfect fit for a wide variety of applications. The HTTP module acts as a backbone for these applications by providing the functionality needed to create servers and interface with the web. In this course, HTTP with Node.js, you will gain the knowledge you need to implement Node’s powerful, built-in HTTP module in any application. First, you will learn about the request and response objects and how to work with streamed data. Next, you will explore URL handling, managing file uploads, working with authentication headers, and how to make requests to external APIs. Finally, you will delve into some common libraries offered by the community that help make development a breeze. By the end of this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to start building your own web applications with Node.js.