Appendix C. Connect’s officially supported middleware
Connect is a minimal wrapper around Node’s built-in HTTP client and server modules. The Connect authors and contributors have also produced officially supported middleware components that implement low-level features used by most web frameworks, including things like cookie handling, body parsing, sessions, basic auth, and cross-site request forgery (CSRF). This appendix demonstrates all of the officially supported modules so you can use them to build lightweight web applications without a larger framework.
C.1. Parsing cookies, request bodies, and query strings
Node’s core doesn’t provide modules for higher-level web application concepts such as parsing cookies, buffering request bodies, ...