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Network Requests in JavaScript

by Christian Wenz

JavaScript-based applications commonly use APIs to retrieve data from and send data to the server. This course will teach you everything about sending HTTP requests with JavaScript

What you'll learn

Most JavaScript-based applications use APIs to retrieve data from and send data to a server. In this course, Network Requests in JavaScript, you’ll learn to use JavaScript to communicate with APIs. First, you’ll explore how to send HTTP requests and process the data returned. Next, you’ll discover security-related features such as CORS. Finally, you’ll learn how to use WebSockets for high-performance communication. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of JavaScript needed to work with APIs and network requests.

About the author

Christian Wenz is an architect, consultant and author focusing on web technologies. He wrote or co-wrote over 100 books, is a fixture at international developer conferences since 2001, is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Developer Technologies since 2004, and the main author of the official Zend PHP certification. His day job includes conducting security audits, migrating old code bases, implementing complex web applications and helping companies choose the right web strategy an... more

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