Create REST APIs with Express and MongoDB

Learn to create a simple REST API from scratch with Express and Mongo DB.

 

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  • 1.7 hours of video
  • Certificate of completion
  • Source code and PDF notes
  • Closed captions

Overview

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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Requirements

  • 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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