RESTful API Node Exercise for beginners JavaScript & jQuery
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RESTful API Node Exercise for beginners JavaScript & jQuery

For beginners learn to setup a Restful API that can send AJAX requests to the node server backend from jQuery frontend
4.8 (41 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
3,021 students enrolled
Created by Laurence Svekis
Last updated 11/2019
English [Auto]
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 19 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Setup and use NodeJS localhost
  • Add a SQLite database to a local project
  • Setup a simple Restful API
Course content
Expand all 28 lectures 02:52:25
+ Introduction to setting up a RESTful API
27 lectures 02:51:11
Node Package Manager
explore Node modules
Setup a localhost HTTP Localhost
Read Files output Data
Express and Nodemon
API web resources Postman CRUD
Body Parser npm
How Middleware app works
Login CheckSetup
Create Public index file
Add Frontend JavaScript
Send Data from Front to Back
Get Response data
Restful API put and Delete
Output Data to page
Methods Delete and update Data
Tweaks and Put Data
Updates to Data
Setup a helpers file code refactoring
Updates Styling and Tweaks
Add SQLite Database
Database to Frontend
Course code review and overview of application
  • Beginner knowledge fundamentals of JavaScript jQuery HTML and CSS
  • Computer and terminal access

Perfect course for beginners to explore how to setup a Restful API!  GET, POST, PUT, DELETE

This starter course demonstrates how to setup a Restful API from scratch.   Using just your local computer you can follow the step by step lessons to setup your own local server and run JavaScript code.   

JavaScript experience is required - This course is designed for students who want to learn about node.js and how to create projects with Node.  Its perfect for anyone who wants to practice coding by building out a simple web application.  Learn everything you need to setup a localhost, resources to work with node, setup a SQLite database, setup routes for CRUD and a whole lot more.

All the resources are provided along with source code to get you started quickly

Technology used within the course:

  • Front end AJAX requests will be using jQuery AJAX
  • Front end web page dynamic elements from JSON data using jQuery
  • HTML and CSS for presentation of front end application
  • NodeJS will be used for back end server
  • NPM packages include nodemon, express, bodyParser, sqlite3
  • Database is at the end using SQLite - SQLite setup files are included*
  • Editor Brackets Browser Chrome DevTools
  • JavaScript for everything else......

Lessons cover the following:

  • Explore how the terminal can be used to setup a backend server using Node.js.  Command line interface simple commands will be used to navigate and seutp folders.
  • Introduction to the Node Package Manager and how you can use it to get pre built code and bring it easily into your projects.
  • Create your start files and learn how you can run node.js files
  • explore Node modules and how they work into your main app file
  • Learn how to setup an http server using node ready for localhost
  • Explore getting file content and reading it as data
  • Power Up your node application with Express and Nodemon
  • API web resources Postman CRUD
  • Use Body Parser to get post data
  • Find out how Middleware app use works
  • Apply logic with conditional statement to create a login check 
  • Setup your application for static frontend files index.html
  • Get back to the frontend with JavaScript and html.  bringing both together
  • Requests and responses to the server and webpage
  • Setup your routes for a  Restful API GET POST PUT DELETE
  • Use data to output to page
  • Code refactoring with a helper file
  • Updating with adding a SQLite Database to hold data

Source code is included to get you started quickly

Step by step instruction, with friendly help always available in the Q&A section

Taught by an instructor with many years of web development experience, ready to help you learn

What are you waiting for join now and learn to setup your own RestFul API.

RESTful : Representational State Transfer (REST)  When HTTP is used, as is most common, the operations available are GET, POST, PUT, DELETE, and other predefined CRUD HTTP methods.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn nodeJS
  • Anyone who wants to setup a local RestFul API
  • Anyone who wants to practice AJAX and APIs
  • Web developers
  • Junior programmers
  • Beginners to Node
  • JavaScript programmers who want to learn NodeJS