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JavaScript Node.js Basics (2014) Building a Command Line Application Making a GET Request with http

How do you require node.js' http module and assign it to the variable http?


4 Answers

Andrew Kiernan
Andrew Kiernan
26,892 Points

The nodejs module system is just like declaring a variable in javascript, and you use node's "require" method to do so. So you can assign node's http module to a variable called "http" by writing: var http = require("http");

Hope that helps!

const https = require('https');

this one is the correct answer

Eric Green
Eric Green
6,521 Points

This code worked for me. Hope this helps too! const https = require('https');

Artur Stepaniuk
Artur Stepaniuk
3,862 Points

Thanks mate it was a bit confusing after watching video