Uploading images over REST API -Nodejs,expressJS by using multipart

//create a route with prefix

var app = express();

app.use(bodyParser.urlencoded({extended: false}));
app.use(bodyParser.json());
var apiroutes = express.Router();

var multipartMiddleware = multipart();

/**

This is the function we need to call over REST API

**/
apiroutes.post(‘/update-image’, multipartMiddleware, function (req, res) {

if (!req.body.files)
{
profileImage(req, function (result) {

return res.json({message: “updated successfully.”});

});

 

});

/**
* uploading images
* @param {type} req
* @param {type} callback
* @returns {undefined}
*/
function profileImage(req, callback) {
x = req.files.files;
if(x){
fs.readFile(x[‘path’], function (err, data) {
if (err)
return callback(0)
newPath = ‘./public/api-testimages/’ + req.headers.user_id + “”” + x[‘originalFilename’];
fs.writeFile(newPath, data, function (err) {
if (err)
callback(0);
return callback(newPath);
});
//dont forgot the delete the temp files.
});
}else{
callback(0);
}
}

 

 

in ur post man

image-uploading

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