If you are building an Angular 2 app, there will come a time when you need external data. The way to make this happen is through the HTTP service. HTTP allows you to make requests against remote endpoints and parse this data into a usable format.
The HTTP service has changed a lot since Angular 1. The main difference is the fact that information returned from HTTP is in the form of an Observable. As a result, we need to use special operators to handle the response. Follow along in this Coffee Break Course as instructor Reggie Dawson shows you the ins and outs of HTTP with Angular 2.