node-fetch VS axios

Compare node-fetch vs axios and see what are their differences.

node-fetch

A light-weight module that brings the Fetch API to Node.js (by node-fetch)

axios

Promise based HTTP client for the browser and node.js (by axios)
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node-fetch axios
39 216
7,301 90,621
2.7% 1.3%
7.6 8.4
3 days ago 7 days ago
JavaScript JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
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node-fetch

Posts with mentions or reviews of node-fetch. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-08.

axios

Posts with mentions or reviews of axios. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-27.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing node-fetch and axios you can also consider the following projects:

got - 🌐 Human-friendly and powerful HTTP request library for Node.js

request - 🏊🏾 Simplified HTTP request client.

superagent - Ajax for Node.js and browsers (JS HTTP client)

react-query - ⚛️ Hooks for fetching, caching and updating asynchronous data in React

isomorphic-fetch - Isomorphic WHATWG Fetch API, for Node & Browserify

ky - 🌳 Tiny & elegant JavaScript HTTP client based on the browser Fetch API

undici-fetch - A WHATWG Fetch implementation based on @nodejs/undici

puppeteer - Headless Chrome Node.js API