Express for Beginners

Learn the fundamentals of Express, the most popular Web Application Framework used with Node.js.


  • 10 Lessons
  • Lifetime, 24/7 Access
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Closed Captions
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This title is part of the Full-Stack Web Development Mini-Degree

Get acquainted with the Express – the industry standard web development framework for Node.js

This course will introduce you to Express – the most popular Web Application Framework used in conjunction with Node.js runtime. You will be given a step-by-step guide to building your own server, and as you do this, you will master the basics of webapp folder structures and Express Middlewares.

What you will learn:

  • Obtaining query parameters and parts of the URL
  • Reading a POST form submission in the server
  • Rendering a view in the server, and understanding loops and conditional statements
  • How to create a hard-coded login screen

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  • Basics in Node.js
  • Basic - Intermediate understanding of ES6
  • No experience with Express, MongoDB or other database required