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
- On-demand, 24/7 access
- 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
Your Courses, Your Way
All of our project-based courses are designed to be flexible – you can access courses 24/7 to fit them around your schedule, and choose the learning materials that suit you best.
You can even download your course videos and watch them offline using the Zenva app, available on iOS and Android.
Learn from World-Class Instructors
Our course instructors participate in elite developer programs and have been recognized for their demonstrated excellence in development and teaching.
That way, you can be confident that you’re learning the most up-to-date content from industry experts.
Interactive Lessons with Codemurai
Our unlimited access package comes with free access to all of the courses in our mobile app, Codemurai!
Available on iOS and Android, it’s full of interactive programming lessons and exercises so you can continue your learning on the go.
Achieve Real Results
Our community of 1,000,000+ learners and developers have used the skills learned with us to publish their own games and websites, land their dream jobs, and even start their own businesses – and you have the potential to do the same!
Check out what our learners think below:
I love the lectures, concise course objectives, and how they not only teach you enough to get started, but prepare you for the advanced stuff later down the road.
– Mihir Patel
With Zenva, I started learning a more accurate way to approach problems and develop solutions. It’s full of interesting topics that I love to learn in conjunction with my work.
– Monica Mancusi
I chose Zenva because of the large selection of topics and the fact that I can choose what courses I want to take whenever I want to take them. That level of freedom is unique to Zenva.
– Craig Bickford
The Unity courses at Zenva helped me achieve a level of comfort with game development that I didn’t think was possible. They give you the confidence to expand your skills, and were so easy to understand.
– Andrea Cardenas-Roeder
- 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
OR access ALL Zenva courses with our subscription.
- Access all 250+ courses
- New courses added monthly
- Cancel anytime
- Certificates of completion