Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Node Js – Reading File Simple Example

Node Js - Reading File Simple Example

Hello to all, welcome to In this post, we will do, Node Js – Reading File Simple Example.

Nodejs is an open-source server environment which runs Javascript on the server.

I was just practicing node js and I liked it very much and seems interesting so that is why, I am sharing code on my blog.

I am sharing the code for to read file with nodejs and for this, we will file-system module in our nodejs application.

Very first, we need to install nodejs into our system and here is the link:


Here is the working and tested code and you need to add this into your js file:


1. You need add the below code into your YourFileName.js file:

var http = require('http');
var fs = require('fs');
http.createServer(function (req, res) {
  fs.readFile('applications.html', function(err, data) {
    res.writeHead(200, {'Content-Type': 'text/html'});


2. After it, you need to run below command into your terminal to execute js file:

 node YourFileName.js


3. After it, run below url into your browser:


If you have any query related to this post, then please comment below or ask question.

Thank you,

Happy Coding,


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Hello to all. Welcome to Myself Ajay Malhotra and I am freelance full stack developer. I love coding. I know WordPress, Core php, Angularjs, Angular 14, Angular 15, Angular 16, Angular 17, Bootstrap 5, Nodejs, Laravel, Codeigniter, Shopify, Squarespace, jQuery, Google Map Api, Vuejs, Reactjs, Big commerce etc.


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