AWS Elastic Beanstalk: Build & Deploy a Node.js RESTful API

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Build a Node.js RESTful API - GET, PUT, DELETE, POST HTTP Handlers

Deploy Node.js RESTful API into AWS cloud servers using AWS Elastic Beanstalk services.

Clock2 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to create a Node.js RESTful API & launch it on your own server using AWS Elastic Beanstalk technology. You will be using the Express.js, or simply Express, a back end web application framework for Node.js framework to create your RESTful API & AWS desktop management console to deploy the RESTful API to the AWS servers. Additionally, you will learn more about reading the server logs, how to switch between different versions of your API applications & also, monitoring your AWS servers using Elastic Beanstalk Management Console. Note: To avoid distraction for set up during the course, we would recommend that you create an Amazon AWS account beforehand. Amazon AWS provides a free tier option for 1 year & the course materials will utilize services that fall under the free tier option.

Skills you will develop

awsApplication Programming Interfaces (API)EC2Node.Jsbeanstalk

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create a RESTful API - GET HTTP Handler

  2. Create a RESTful API - PUT HTTP Handler

  3. Create a RESTful API - DELETE HTTP Handler

  4. Create a RESTful API - POST HTTP Handler

  5. Launch an AWS EC2 instance(Virtual Server) using AWS Elastic Beanstalk.

  6. Deploy Node.js RESTful API application into AWS virtual servers.

  7. Explore the AWS server logs: Error logs & Debug logs.

  8. Perform additional AWS Elastic Beanstalk actions: Application versioning, Restart servers, Server performance monitoring & Terminate the server.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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