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How to use FormData in node.js without Browser?

I want to make a post request in nodejs without browser since it is backend code.

const formdata = new FormData()
formdata.append('chartfile', file);

But above code gives me error as FormData not defined. I am working with ES6.

Anybody, who can let me know how to use the FormData in nodejs?



You can use form-data – npm module. because formData() isn’t NodeJS API

Use it this way,

var FormData = require('form-data');
var fs = require('fs');
var form = new FormData();
form.append('my_field', 'my value');
form.append('my_buffer', new Buffer(10));
form.append('my_file', fs.createReadStream('/foo/bar.jpg'));