Server-side Development with NodeJS

Created by: Jogesh K. Muppala

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Course Description

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. Filly 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 servicesThis course is part of multiple SpecializationsA Specialization is a series of courses that help you master a skill. When you complete this course, your progress will count towards your learning in any of these Specializations:Full Stack Web and Multiplatform Mobile App DevelopmentFull-Stack Web Development with React

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Instructor Details

Jogesh K. Muppala

Jogesh is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the School of Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Duke University in 1991.

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