Node.js Backend Basics with Best Practices

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In this Guided Project, you will:

learn how to create a basic webserver using Express.js.

use the seperation of concerns design pattern to divide the project.

Clock1 hour
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will create a backend using industry best practices that you will be able to cater to all of your different projects. This project gives you a head start with one of the most widely used libraries used for the backend, express.js. The project will provide you with the steps on how to design a node.js architecture following the separation of concerns design pattern Learning Node.js and Express.js will open the door for you to create solid and scalable backend systems that will be customized to your projects. This guided project is for intermediate software developers who would like to learn how to deliver a scalable and well-designed backend to apply in their projects or in their work in the future.

Skills you will develop

  • Node.Js
  • Front And Back Ends
  • Express.Js

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. Setup Environment

  2. Controller Layer

  3. Service Layer

  4. Middleware

  5. Storing Confidential Data

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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