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What Is The Fetch API in JS?

arvindmehairjan profile image Arvind Mehairjan ・1 min read

What is the Fetch API? You have probably seen the fetch() method being used in JavaScript. How does it work and what has the then() & catch() do with it?

In the video below, I'll explain the following:

  • What is the Fetch API and how does it work
  • How to retrieve data from an API
  • Get the data in JSON format
  • What is the purpose of the .then() and .catch()

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