Express Basics (Refresh)
Coming May 2017…
About this Course
Learn how to use Express.js to build dynamic websites on the Node.js platform. In the process, you'll learn some fundamental HTTP concepts that you can apply to any other framework!
What you'll learn
- Pug Template Engine
- Basic Form processing
- HTTP GET and POST
Getting Started with Express
Build your first Express App from scratch!
Using Templates with Express
Learn how to serve dynamic webpages easily with Pug, a popular template engine that can be used with Express.
Deeper into Routing with Express
Routing is how users can access different parts of your application. Let's examine how to offer users more from our app.
Two essential components of Express are routing and middleware. Now that we have a handle on routing, let's see what middleware is all about!
Parameters, Query Strings, and Modularizing Routes
Now that we have a solid grasp on the basics, let's apply that knowledge to developing the Flashcard application.
Serving Static Files in Express
Webpages need CSS and other assets to look good. Express can supply those with what's called a static server. Let's set one up; it's easy!
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