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JavaScript Build a Simple Dynamic Site with Node.js HTTP Methods and Headers Dealing with the POST Body

Austin Tindle
Austin Tindle
8,821 Points

Where are we 'require'ing from?

I understand that when we require a local js file, it's being taken from our local project files. But when we require a something from the Node API, where is it coming from? Are they all included somewhere on the local filesystem when I installed node?

Yes! Exactly! They are a part of the node installation.

2 Answers

Austin Tindle
Austin Tindle
8,821 Points

According to Caleb, and after some further digging, the Node modules such as 'fs' are included in the initial installation.

using buffers I think from an international level we deffinitely don't use many foreign protocols like we should.

const buf = new Buffer(26);
for (var i = 0 ; i < 26 ; i++) {
  buf[i] = i + 97; // 97 is ASCII a
  // Returns: 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz'
  // Returns: 'abcde'
  // Returns: 'abcde'
  // Returns: 'abcde', encoding defaults to 'utf8'