Building a REST API with Express


Have you ever thought about what goes on behind the scenes when you

  • Buy a product
  • Check the weather
  • or use a messenger service?

None of these would be possible without APIs – Application Programming Interfaces.

In this course, we’ll build an API with Node and Express that is perfect for an eCommerce application like a store.

You’ll learn tons of useful skills, valuable to any freelancer, front end developer, back end developer or full stack developer:

  • Set up Node and Express
  • Install and configure MongoDB
  • Examine MongoDB records
  • Update MongoDB records with Node
  • Create a REST API with Node and Express
  • Search for records in a MongoDB database
  • Find and modify specific entries in a MongoDB database
  • Decode and intepret POST requests
  • Make POST requests using Node
  • Document a REST API

There really is a huge amount of value packed into this course! It is amazing the sheer volume of practical skills we are able to cover in such a short time.

Why are you waiting to expand your skills into a world of data, commerce and communication? Sign up for this course today!

“Thou has no speculation in those eyes which thou dost glare with.” – MacBeth

In rough order, we will cover the following:

  • Understand what a REST API is
  • Review the finished product
  • Understand the key tools we’ll be using (Express, Babel, etc.)
  • Understand fundamental REST terms (GET, POST, etc.)
  • Build the application
  • Scaffold Node environment
  • Configure Express
  • Create GET routes
  • Create POST routes

Who this course is for:

  • Front-end developers wanting to learn the back-end of commerce
  • API developers from other languages who want to learn Node
  • Freelance developers wanting to expand their skillset with useful and valuable API knowledge


  • Basic JavaScript
  • Basic Node

Last Updated 2/2021

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