get parameter from url or body for API call

I am testing a 3rd party API with hardcoded data, but I would like to grab
this parameter from the url or a text field.

Example url:

Here is the code that is retrieving the desired data from the 3rd party API:

const getCarrier = require('ts-tracking-number')

//const trackingNumber = require('ts-tracking-number')
//This is where we need to make our 3rd party api call

function httpGetCarrier (req, res) {
    const trackNo = '633973126310'
    const tracking = getCarrier.getTracking(trackNo);
    return res.status(200).json(tracking.courier.code)

module.exports = { httpGetCarrier } 

Instead of passing a hardcoded "tracking number" to variable ‘trackNo’,
I would like to grab this number from the url like this:

How do I get this value from the req object? This is probably pretty straight forward but I’m just learning. If it’s very simple, please also show me how I could get the same value from a text field in the body of an html page.

Thank you!

>Solution :

Declare in the route name :

app.get('/<entrypoint>/:trackNo', httpGetCarrier)

and use the query parameter into your controller :

const trackNo = req.params.trackNo

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