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JavaScript React Router 4 Basics Going Further with Routing Using URL Parameters

Peter Gess
Peter Gess
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Why use Express if you use React Router?

With React and React Router and the ability to navigate routes, what are some examples of when you would want to use a middleware like Express to navigate routes? If there is data on a server that needs to fetched?

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Brendan Whiting
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Brendan Whiting
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Yes, anything that has to happen on a server. Fetch data, post data to a database, authenticate a user. The server could also be responsible for serving up the React app in the first place, and you might have more than one app at different routes.