Create REST APIs with Express and MongoDB
Learn to create a simple REST API from scratch with Express and Mongo DB.
- 1.7 Hours of Video
- Certificate of Completion
- Source Code
- Closed Captions
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- 1.7 hours of video
- Certificate of completion
- Source code and PDF notes
- Closed captions
REST APIs are a crucial tool in modern web development and widely used in production applications. In this course, you will be given a fundamental understanding of REST APIs and the conventions behind them. You will learn how to create a simple REST API from the ground up, and how to secure it with JSON Web Tokens (JWTs).
In this course, you will learn how to:
- Set up Express
- Build a simple get/post API
- Understand JWTs
- Develop an authentication flow using REST
- The different REST types… and more.
Frameworks and tools covered: Node.js 8.11.1, npm 5.6, Express 4.16.3, nodemon 1.17.3, MongoDB CLI 4.0.1, Mongoose 5.0.13, Bcrypt 2.0.0, Passport.js 0.4.0, Passport JWT 4.0, Body Parser 1.18.2, JSON WebToken 8.2.1, Lodash 4.17.5, Babel 1.6.1
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- Having a Terminal and a Text Editor installed on your machine
- Having Postman installed on your machine
- Basic understanding of Node, Express and MongoDB
- No experience with REST APIs required
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