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Building a REST API in JavaScript with Express

by Steve Buchanan

Learn to build a REST API with JavaScript and Express in this course. Explore REST APIs, JavaScript, and Express, and learn how to build and test a REST API for your web app with Postman.

What you'll learn

Most business apps need to communicate with other internal or external apps and APIs are the most common way to do this. In this course, Building a REST API in JavaScript with Express, you’ll learn to build a REST API. First, you’ll explore REST APIs, JavaScript, and Express. Next, you’ll learn about JavaScript based REST API project structures. Finally, you’ll learn how to build REST APIs with JavaScript and Express and test with Postman. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of utilizing JavaScript and Express to build a REST API for your web app.

About the author

Steve Buchanan is a Principal Program Manager with a leading global tech giant focused on improving the cloud. He is a Pluralsight author, the author of eight technical books, and a former 10-time Microsoft MVP. He has presented at tech events, including, DevOps Days, Open Source North, Midwest Management Summit (MMS), Microsoft Ignite, BITCon, Experts Live Europe, OSCON, Inside Azure management, and user groups. He has been a guest on over a dozen podcasts and has been featured in several pub... more

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