Express 常见问题及解答


There is no definitive answer to this question. The answer depends on the scale of your application and the team that is involved. To be as flexible as possible, Express makes no assumptions in terms of structure.

Routes and other application-specific logic can live in as many files as you wish, in any directory structure you prefer. View the following examples for inspiration:

Also, there are third-party extensions for Express, which simplify some of these patterns:


Express has no notion of a database. This concept is left up to third-party Node modules, allowing you to interface with nearly any database.

See LoopBack for an Express-based framework that is centered around models.


Authentication is another opinionated area that Express does not venture into. You may use any authentication scheme you wish. For a simple username / password scheme, see this example.

Express 支持哪些模板引擎?

Express supports any template engine that conforms with the (path, locals, callback) signature. To normalize template engine interfaces and caching, see the consolidate.js project for support. Unlisted template engines might still support the Express signature.

For more information, see Using template engines with Express.

如何处理 404 响应?

In Express, 404 responses are not the result of an error, so the error-handler middleware will not capture them. This behavior is because a 404 response simply indicates the absence of additional work to do; in other words, Express has executed all middleware functions and routes, and found that none of them responded. All you need to do is add a middleware function at the very bottom of the stack (below all other functions) to handle a 404 response:

app.use(function (req, res, next) {
  res.status(404).send("Sorry can't find that!")

Add routes dynamically at runtime on an instance of express.Router() so the routes are not superseded by a middleware function.


错误处理器中间件的定义和其他中间件一样,唯一的区别是 4 个而不是 3 个参数,即 (err, req, res, next)

app.use(function (err, req, res, next) {
  res.status(500).send('Something broke!')

请参考 错误处理 章节以了解更多信息。

如何渲染纯 HTML 文件?

不需要!无需通过 res.render() 渲染 HTML。 你可以通过 res.sendFile() 直接对外输出 HTML 文件。 如果你需要对外提供的资源文件很多,可以使用 express.static() 中间件。

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