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Using JavaScript Fetch API to Retrieve sample JSON data


A while ago I wrote an article called Using jQuery.AJAX() to Retrieve Sample JSON Data. Since this time I’ve been slowly using more and more native JavaScript to get things done, so I thought it was time to revisit this concept using the fetch() API. It has been very convenient over the years to use jQuery to simplify tasks that otherwise would have been more challenging to write in native...

Using jQuery.AJAX() to Retrieve Sample JSON Data


Traditionally the X in AJAX has usually equated XML (eXtensive Markup Notation). In recent years, JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) has taken over in many cases due to its overall efficiency and ease of use. In general, JSON is a much less verbose syntax, which has gained a lot of popularity in modern JavaScript frameworks. Part of this popularity can be attributed to the fact that JSON data can...

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