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About the Course

This course deals with all things server-side. We base the entire course around the NodeJS platform. We start with a brief overview of the Web protocols: HTTP and HTTPS. We examine NodeJS and NodeJS modules: Express for building web servers. On the database side, we review basic CRUD operations, NoSQL databases, in particular MongoDB and Mongoose for accessing MongoDB from NodeJS. We examine the REST concepts and building a RESTful API. We touch upon authentication and security. Finally we review backend as a service (BaaS) approaches, including mobile BaaS, both open-source and commercial BaaS services. At the end of this course, you will be able to: - Demonstrate an understanding of server-side concepts, CRUD and REST - Build and configure a backend server using NodeJS framework - Build a RESTful API for the front-end to access backend services...

Top reviews

Nov 4, 2018

This is really good course to understand the concept of NodeJs and Mr Jogesh has explained in earch and every bit of the code.Really worth it and appreaciated all who all worked behind this course.

Jul 20, 2019

Good course on Nodejs and MongoDB. It will be helpful, if the instructor add another section of in additional resources for deployment of website for real server(not third party free services).

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By Caio F C

Jun 15, 2020

The best course about web backend development i ever seen! Great teacher

By Sabih A

May 14, 2020

Awesome course, it covered all core backend concepts in Node environment

By Edgar J

Apr 27, 2019


I didnt know that this course will be this usefull.

Thanks professor!

By Sri C G K

Mar 19, 2018

Course is very nicely organized and the professor taught it really well.

By Shreyans J

Sep 17, 2018

Very nice course for those who are familiar with basics of programming.

By Vaidehi A

Jul 16, 2020

The instructor has really done a good job. Assignments were also good.

By Chanda R

May 11, 2020

It helped me a lot and I came to know lot more things from this course

By Ankur

Jul 24, 2018

Nice course with good examples I have learn a lot strongly recommended


Aug 28, 2020

Muy bueno el curso, amplio contenido y todo muy claro, lo recomiendo!

By faisal k

Sep 14, 2019

Great Teaching methodology , highly recommended for newbie developer.

By Priyankar K

Feb 4, 2018

Wonderful course. Great and detailed explanation. Hands on exercises.

By Ryan J K

Jan 21, 2021

Great course! Well structured, covered everything I wanted to learn!

By Vishnuvardhan G

Apr 3, 2018

Excellent course that covers server-side development for a beginner

By Erwin v H

Nov 6, 2017

Great course, mentor puts a lot of effort into monitoring the forums


Jun 21, 2020

It was a great course for learning purpose and backend developers.

By Serban P

Jun 14, 2019

Very good and useful course. It introduced me to new technologies.

By Maahey N S

Sep 2, 2020

The course instructor teaches in an interesting way! Great course

By Russel M M

Jun 19, 2020

Very Great and usefull courses. I really apreciate. Thanks again!

By SarathKrishna M

Mar 14, 2018

Nice Course. Explained the concepts clearly with simple language.

By Mike C

Dec 16, 2020

It was indeed a great course and it helped improve my confidence

By Derrick A

Sep 7, 2020

Great content and very clear explanation by the tutor, Jogesh.

By Sidahmed M

Aug 6, 2020

Im always honored to work with the professor Jogesh Muppala <3

By Abramov S

May 27, 2018

The best course I have ever seen! Thank you Professor Muppala!

By Thilina L

Aug 10, 2020

Highly Recommended. Good explanations from level 0. Thank you

By Chen Z

Feb 26, 2020

Very helpful for newer to learn node.js, express and MongoDB.