ExpressJS - HTTP Methods


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The HTTP method is supplied in the request and specifies the operation that the client has requested. The following table lists the most used HTTP methods −

S.No. Method & Description
1

GET

The GET method requests a representation of the specified resource. Requests using GET should only retrieve data and should have no other effect.

2

POST

The POST method requests that the server accept the data enclosed in the request as a new object/entity of the resource identified by the URI.

3

PUT

The PUT method requests that the server accept the data enclosed in the request as a modification to existing object identified by the URI. If it does not exist then the PUT method should create one.

4

DELETE

The DELETE method requests that the server delete the specified resource.

These are the most common HTTP methods. To learn more about the methods, visit http://www.tutorialspoint.com/http/http_methods.htm.



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