OK, so this is interesting and while sure it’s opinionated, I got what I needed out of it, a quick explanation as to why some would see axios as a viable or preferred alternative to native ajax (fetch) call. Personally, I don’t mind the extra method to get my json data if it means I can work with it and I don’t need to load yet another library and I don’t need to cancel the request, in which case throwing an error does the job just fine. Thanks though, for the write-up. Bookmarked it! :)

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