Build a REST API in Node.js

In this final video of my Node.js Javascript series, we’ll be building two different HTTP server projects: one that returns a string submitted by the user via POST request transformed into upper case, and a REST API that returns time passed in on a querystring as a JSON object.

Video Notes

Some of the things you’ll learn:

  • πŸ“– How to use the Node.js documentation
  • πŸ˜– How to find help using search (Google or my favorite DuckDuckGo) and StackOverflow
  • 🧐 How to write readable, maintainable code
  • πŸ—£ How to respond to an HTTP request
  • ❓ How to parse a querystring
  • πŸ›  How to debug code that doesn’t work
  • 🀝 How to use a third-party library
  • πŸ•° Just what the heck is Unix time anyway?

If you missed the rest of the series, you may want to go check out the first episode and get started with Node.js from the beginning!

You might also enjoy my quick 30-minute Vue.js tutorial.

Thanks for watching! If you have any questions, please post them in the video comments on YouTube or email me.