Build a REST API With Express
About this Course
REST services are a powerful way of providing functionality over the internet. Not only can they be used as a foundation to build sophisticated web applications, they can also be integrated into any number of other projects, making them the ultimate in modularity and reusability! Instead of having to rebuild an application for several platforms, for example -- iOS, Android, browser, etc -- you can build the back-end once and just add user interfaces as needed. You can build a REST service in many different languages/platforms, but for this course, we will be building one with Express, a popular framework written for Node.js. We will also use Mongoose with MongoDB to persist our data. Let’s get started!
What you'll learn
- REST API Design
- API Routing
I'm an alien, I'm a legal alien, I'm an Englishman in Portland. All of my professional life I've worked with computers online. I'm a polyglot programmer and like using the right tools for the job. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my young family and when I get chance, sticking opponents in Halo 4. You can find me in most places @chalkers.
Joel is a writer of web applications, courses, and songs, in no particular order. Joel lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and one-year-old daughter.
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