Introduction to Express - Request Object Methods

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In this lesson, you will learn what the Express Request Object is and implement some commonly used response methods.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the request object
  • Implement req.body
  • Learn what middleware is
  • Implement the middleware express.json() to parse req.body
  • Implement req.method
  • Implement req.path

Intended Audience

This lesson is intended for anyone who wants to learn about Express.

Prerequisites



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