Learn about creating an API endpoint for a single contest and using it with an application API module. Learn about replacing an object property.
- [Instructor] Let's now fetch one contest information…from an API when we click on it.…'Cause right now, we don't go to the server.…When we click on a contest, we need to go to the server…and ask the server about more information…about that contest.…For example, its description and eventually…any names that we proposed already on this contest.…So let's start with an API.…We need to go to /contest/ the id of the contest…to look up a contest by id; right now we don't have that.…So this is simple. Under API index,…let's introduce a new route.…
This route will be /contests/:contestID.…This is how we do it with express.…And once we actually do the request here,…the id that we put in the URL…is going to be available as req.params.contestId.…So really what I want to do is…I want to look up a contest here, contest equal.…I'm going to look it up from contest, which is my object,…using this req.params.contestId…and this would give me the contest object.…
Now I don't have any extra information about the contest…because we're still working with fake data.…
- Configuring webpack and Babel
- Working with native Node modules
- Creating an Express server
- Working with React components and JSX
- Loading and working with test mock data
- Fetching data from a remote API
- Working with data in MongoDB
- Isomorphic rendering on the server
- Front-end routing and back-end routing
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2. Node as a Web Server
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4. Working with Data
5. Rendering on the Server
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6. Routing on Client and Server
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