A method override similar to express.methodOverride, but for GET requests instead of POST requests. This is incredibly useful when building client-side widgets that must interact with your API via XHR and JSONP requests.
npm install get-methodoverride
After installing the NPM package we need to add it to Express. In Express's
app.configure block add
app.use(require('get-methodoverride')); as seen below.
Now, simply add the
_method parameter to your request query as you would to the request body in the traditional methodOverride and your request will be properly routed.
GET methodOverride is tested and can be verified by running the following: