RESTful API Node Exercise for beginners JavaScript & jQuery

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Perfect course for beginners to explore how to setup a Restful API!  GET, POST, PUT, DELETE

This starter course demonstrates how to setup a Restful API from scratch.   Using just your local computer you can follow the step by step lessons to setup your own local server and run JavaScript code.   

JavaScript experience is required - This course is designed for students who want to learn about node.js and how to create projects with Node.  Its perfect for anyone who wants to practice coding by building out a simple web application.  Learn everything you need to setup a localhost, resources to work with node, setup a SQLite database, setup routes for CRUD and a whole lot more.

All the resources are provided along with source code to get you started quickly

Technology used within the course:

  • Front end AJAX requests will be using jQuery AJAX
  • Front end web page dynamic elements from JSON data using jQuery
  • HTML and CSS for presentation of front end application
  • NodeJS will be used for back end server
  • NPM packages include nodemon, express, bodyParser, sqlite3
  • Database is at the end using SQLite - SQLite setup files are included*
  • Editor Brackets Browser Chrome DevTools
  • JavaScript for everything else......

Lessons cover the following:

  • Explore how the terminal can be used to setup a backend server using Node.js.  Command line interface simple commands will be used to navigate and seutp folders.
  • Introduction to the Node Package Manager and how you can use it to get pre built code and bring it easily into your projects.
  • Create your start files and learn how you can run node.js files
  • explore Node modules and how they work into your main app file
  • Learn how to setup an http server using node ready for localhost
  • Explore getting file content and reading it as data
  • Power Up your node application with Express and Nodemon
  • API web resources Postman CRUD
  • Use Body Parser to get post data
  • Find out how Middleware app use works
  • Apply logic with conditional statement to create a login check 
  • Setup your application for static frontend files index.html
  • Get back to the frontend with JavaScript and html.  bringing both together
  • Requests and responses to the server and webpage
  • Setup your routes for a  Restful API GET POST PUT DELETE
  • Use data to output to page
  • Code refactoring with a helper file
  • Updating with adding a SQLite Database to hold data

Source code is included to get you started quickly

Step by step instruction, with friendly help always available in the Q&A section

Taught by an instructor with many years of web development experience, ready to help you learn

What are you waiting for join now and learn to setup your own RestFul API.

RESTful : Representational State Transfer (REST)  When HTTP is used, as is most common, the operations available are GET, POST, PUT, DELETE, and other predefined CRUD HTTP methods.

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