Request helpers

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Promise-based helpers for making HTTP requests.
import { api, configureApi } from '@launchpadlab/lp-requests'

// Make a request
  .get('/user', { query: { id: 1 } })
  .then((response) => {
    // handle success
  .catch((error) => {
    // handle error

// Configure defaults
const externalApi = configureApi({
  root: 'https://my-external-api/',
  mode: 'cors',

externalApi.get('/user', { query: { id: 1 } })
// -> makes a request to https://my-external-api/user?id=1

A full list of available request options may be found in the documentation.

Relation to axios

lp-requests serves the exact same function as axios- that is, it provides a thin wrapper around the Fetch API. Once axios has become appropriately stable, it may be used as a replacement for lp-requests.


Documentation and usage info can be found in docs.md.

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