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JavaScript Build a Simple Dynamic Site with Node.js Creating a Simple Server in Node.js Preparing & Planning

Vitaly Khe
Vitaly Khe
7,160 Points

ES6 ECMA2015 version. pls check out


const EventEmitter = require("events");
const https = require("https");
const http = require("http");
const util = require("util");

class Profile extends EventEmitter {

    constructor(username) {
      // need for  calling the  methods of EventEmitter
      let profileInstanceContext = this;

      const request = https.get("https://teamtreehouse.com/" + username + ".json", function(response) {
        let body = "";

        if (response.statusCode !== 200) {
          //Status Code Error
          profileInstanceContext.emit("error", new Error("There was an error getting the profile for " + username + ". (" + http.STATUS_CODES[response.statusCode] + ")"));

        //Read the data
        response.on('data', function (chunk) {
          body += chunk;
          profileInstanceContext.emit("data", chunk);

        response.on('end', function () {
          if(response.statusCode === 200) {
            try {
              //Parse the data
              const profile = JSON.parse(body);
              profileInstanceContext.emit("end", profile);
            } catch (error) {
              profileInstanceContext.emit("error", error);
        }).on("error", function(error){
          profileInstanceContext.emit("error", error);

    //Connect to the API URL (https://teamtreehouse.com/username.json)

module.exports = Profile;