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GET / POST Parameter In Node.js

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GET / POST Parameter In Node.js is pretty simple.  Only 5 lines of code to insert into your project.


var sys = require ('sys'),
url = require('url'),
http = require('http'),
qs = require('querystring');

http.createServer(function (req, res) {




    if(req.method=='POST') {
            var body='';
            req.on('data', function (data) {
                body +=data;
            });
            req.on('end',function(){

                var POST =  qs.parse(body);
                console.log(POST);
            });
    }
    else if(req.method=='GET') {
        var url_parts = url.parse(req.url,true);
        console.log(url_parts.query);
    }


}).listen(1337, "127.0.0.1");

Make the transition to Node.js if you are Java, PHP, Rails or .NET developer with these resources to help jumpstart your Node.js knowledge plus pick up some development tips.  Brought to you in partnership with IBM.

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