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Building a REST API with Express

Posted By: ELK1nG
Building a REST API with Express

Building a REST API with Express
MP4 | h264, 1280x720 | Lang: English | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz | 1h 37m | 1.45 GB

Take the power of information into your own hands by building a REST API that you can use for business or for fun!

What you'll learn
Set up Node and Express
Install and configure MongoDB
Examine MongoDB records
Update MongoDB records with Node
Create a REST API with Node and Express
Search for records in a MongoDB database
Find and modify specific entries in a MongoDB database
Decode and intepret POST requests
Make POST requests using Node
Document a REST API

Requirements
Basic JavaScript
Basic Node
Description
Have you ever thought about what goes on behind the scenes when you

Buy a product

Check the weather

or use a messenger service?

None of these would be possible without APIs - Application Programming Interfaces.

In this course, we'll build an API with Node and Express that is perfect for an eCommerce application like a store.

You'll learn tons of useful skills, valuable to any freelancer, front end developer, back end developer or full stack developer:

Set up Node and Express

Install and configure MongoDB

Examine MongoDB records

Update MongoDB records with Node

Create a REST API with Node and Express

Search for records in a MongoDB database

Find and modify specific entries in a MongoDB database

Decode and intepret POST requests

Make POST requests using Node

Document a REST API

There really is a huge amount of value packed into this course! It is amazing the sheer volume of practical skills we are able to cover in such a short time.

Why are you waiting to expand your skills into a world of data, commerce and communication? Sign up for this course today!

"Thou has no speculation in those eyes which thou dost glare with." - MacBeth

In rough order, we will cover the following:

Understand what a REST API is

Review the finished product

Understand the key tools we’ll be using (Express, Babel, etc.)

Understand fundamental REST terms (GET, POST, etc.)

Build the application

Scaffold Node environment

Configure Express

Create GET routes

Create POST routes

Who this course is for:
Front-end developers wanting to learn the back-end of commerce
API developers from other languages who want to learn Node
Freelance developers wanting to expand their skillset with useful and valuable API knowledge