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Building RESTful APIs with Node.js and Express

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Find out how to build a simple, RESTful web API using Node.js, Express, and MongoDB.


  • Building a REST API with Node and Express
  • What you should know
1. Setting Up
  • Brief introduction of the libraries
  • Introduction to your project
  • Introduction to Postman
  • Install Node and Express
  • Install Mongo
  • Basic Babel ES6 setup
2. Initial Server Build
  • RESTful APIs refresher
  • Initial server setup
  • Initial server files and folders
  • Basic routing endpoints
  • Basics of middleware and uses
3. CRUD Operations
  • MongoDB basics refresher
  • Database setup
  • Schema setup
  • Create POST endpoint
  • Create all items GET endpoint
  • Create specific ID GET endpoint
  • Create PUT endpoint
  • Create DELETE endpoint
4. Other API Options
  • Static files serving
  • Other potential libraries for API
  • Next steps

Taught by

Emmanuel Henri


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