Express is the most minimal and flexible Node.js web application framework that helps provide the most robust set of features to develop web and mobile applications.
2. Body Parser
Body-Parser extracts the entire body portion of any incoming request stream and exposes it by
req.body . Again, its not really necessary however it will make life a lot easier.
Axios is a JS library that is used to make HTTP request from node.js from the browser that supports ES6 Promise API. Basically it improves the
.fetch method on the response in order to receive the actual data. Fetch requires a two-step process when we deal with JSON data. Though it might not be a big deal but as a developer we are always finding new ways to be “lazier.”
Faker provides fake data that might be needed such as address, zip code, city and much more
This library helps save time by not having to restart the server every time you make a change somewhere