Building a REST API with Express
Take the power of information into your own hands by building a REST API that you can use for business or for fun!
Updated on Oct, 2023
Language - English
Duration -1.5 hours
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.
What will you learn in this course:
- 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
What are the prerequisites for this course?
- Basic Node
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
Understanding REST APIs
- Introduction to REST / Roadmap 02:06 02:06
- Understanding REST APIs 05:17 05:17
- Understanding the Tools We Will Use 04:16 04:16
Scaffolding the Application
Requesting and Sending Data using a REST API
Validating Requests and Modifying the Database in a REST API
User your certification to make a career change or to advance in your current career. Salaries are among the highest in the world.
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