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APIs Posting Data with fetch()

Eduardo Osorio
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Eduardo Osorio
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When making a POST request with fetch why do we chain a .then to get the response object?

I mean aren't we generally creating a resource in the server when we do a POST request.

So why would we be expecting a response if we are not trying to "get" something from the server?

Do all requests (POST, PUT, PATCH, DELETE, etc..) return a response? If so what is this response supposed to contain?

1 Answer

Though new to this, I believe you want to get a response to verify the action(GET, POST, etc) was performed and did not run into any errors.