Learning to build an API with Node.js can be overwhelming since there are so many options. In this course, API Design in Node.js Featuring Express & Mongo, you’ll follow Scott Moss as he builds example APIs in Node.js using the Express.js framework. You’ll start with a brief intro to Node.js and Express. Next, you’ll explore RESTful APIs in Express, how to add middleware, and methods for testing your API. With those fundamentals covered, you’ll move on to important topics such as data modeling, authentication, security, and deployment. By the end of this course, you'll have developed a fully functional API with Node.js, and will have the skills to build your own APIs. You'll see just how easy and fun creating APIs in Node.js can be.