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LESSON: jquery-ajax-get-collection


Tags: javascript, jquery, http, json, api


  • Make HTTP requests using curl, the browser address bar, and AJAX for:A resource collection.- Use response data in future requests.


curl: A unix program used to access a resource at a specific server location. man curl says curl is used to transfer a URL, allowing one to transfer data to or from a URL. browser address bar: where you can type a server address to issue a GET request to a web server AJAX: Asynchronous Javascript and XML


  • library api is hosted here:
  • library api is a ruby on rails application running a web server, with a real database,
  • curl by default does a GET request to the location provided-  to view your website, start your server with grunt serve, which allows you to browse to localhost:7165 and view your local website