RESTful Web API Design with Node.js 12 [Video]

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  • Prepare an optimal development environment and set your REST APIs
  • Dive deeper into building APIs and implementing RESTful best practices
  • Integrate a NoSQL database to learn how to use the MongoDB Atlas Cloud Services Implement caching, filtering and pagination of data
  • Secure your Node.js API with CORS, rate limiting, authentication and authorization using JSON Web Tokens
  • Implement processes for deploying your API to production on Heroku and AWS
  • Make your applications backward-compatible by setting accurate HTTP status codes
  • Manage Node.js processes for production using PM2
  • Transform your API into Docker microservices
  • Build your API Docker image and publish on Docker Hub
  • Build multi-container Docker stacks using Docker compose
  • Use the AWS Cloud services offering

RESTful web APIs allow developers to create unique applications by leveraging the data on the internet. If you want to build fast-paced REST APIs and deliver large amounts of data to many users, you'll find this course essential.

In this course, you will learn to create scalable and rich RESTful applications based on the latest Node.js platform.You will learn to customize your RESTful development process using the latest NPM and understand the key principles to convert an HTTP application into RESTful-enabled applications. You will then create and test Node.js modules with automated tests, use MongoDB to store data, and get to grips with using self-descriptive URLs.

You will also use OpenAPI (Swagger) to document the API and Mocha to implement automation tests for a REST-enabled endpoint. We will explore authentication techniques to secure your application.Lastly, we will take advantage of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deploy our APIs as microservices using Docker.

By the end of this course, you will have a solid grasp of APIs, HTTP, REST, authentication using tokens, API testing, site reliability, performance, security, and integration with cloud services.

Please note that familiarity with Node.js and Express.js (or similar), together with an understanding of Docker and CI/CD, is assumed for taking this course.

All the codes and supporting files for this course are available on Github at:

  • Design RESTful APIs using the latest Node.js features to build deployable RESTful applications
  • Build discoverable, testable, and maintainable APIs with Node.js 12
  • Integrate cloud services with your APIs for more scalable services
Course Length 6 hours 28 minutes
ISBN 9781838648770
Date Of Publication 28 Feb 2020


Florian Goto

Florian Goto specializes in architecting and building web solutions with TypeScript, JavaScript, and Node.js on front end, back end, mobile, and serverless/cloud-native platforms. He stays well informed about open source web technologies, particularly in the JavaScript and Node.js multiverse. LinkedIn: