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LinkedIn Learning

Become a Back-End Web Developer

via LinkedIn Learning Path


Learn the foundational skills of back-end web development and put them into practice using the popular server-side programming language Node.js. Work with databases, test your code, build and consume RESTful APIs, and dig deeper into security and HTTP.

Note: This path is designed for web developers who know the basics of programming, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS, and those who have completed the Become a Web Developer learning path.
  • Learn how to persist data in your applications.
  • Build and consume RESTful web services.
  • Secure your application's data.


Courses under this program:
Course 1: Learning Node.js
-Learn the basics of Node.js—a lightweight JavaScript-based platform—and how to build a simple application.

Course 2: Node.js Essential Training (2019)
-Learn the essentials of Node.js. Discover what you need to know to start creating your own JavaScript applications with Node.js.

Course 3: Node.js: Testing and Code Quality
-Learn how to measure quality, implement testing, and ensure code coverage in your node.js apps.

Course 4: Databases for Node.js Developers
-Learn about the various database options available for Node.js applications, so that you can select the right database for your app.

Course 5: Building RESTful APIs with Node.js and Express
-Find out how to build a simple, RESTful web API using Node.js, Express, and MongoDB.

Course 6: Express Essential Training
-Learn about how to get started with Express, the back-end Node.js framework that allows you to build powerful websites and web applications.

Course 7: Programming Foundations: Web Security
-Learn about the most important security concerns when developing websites, and what you can do to keep your servers, software, and data safe from harm.

Course 8: Node.js: Securing RESTful APIs
-Learn how to secure a RESTful API to keep your application data—and your users—safe.

Course 9: HTTP Essential Training
-Learn the fundamentals of HTTP. Explore HTTP terminology, requests and responses, and HTTP headers.

Course 10: Learning npm the Node Package Manager
-Learn how to install and use npm, the node package manager that allows JavaScript developers to share and reuse code.

Course 11: Advanced npm
-Take your npm skills to the next level. Learn how to publish packages, execute audits, and master advanced npm commands and functions.

Course 12: Node.js: Microservices
-Gain a deeper understanding of how microservices are built and used. Learn how to use Node.js to build out a microservices architecture from scratch.


Taught by

Alex Zanfir, Alex Banks, Jon Peck, Daniel Khan, Emmanuel Henri, Jamie Pittman, Kevin Skoglund and Morten Rand-Hendriksen


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