Express Rest Api Boilerplate

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Express Rest Api Boilerplate

Express REST API with JWT Authentication and support for sqlite, mysql, and postgresql

Overview

The Express REST API Boilerplate is a ready-to-use template for creating REST APIs with JWT authentication. It supports multiple databases including sqlite, mysql, and postgresql. The boilerplate provides a structured folder and file organization, along with pre-defined controllers, models, and policies for easy implementation of CRUD operations.

Features

  • JWT authentication for secure API access
  • Routes mapping through the express-routes-mapper library
  • Support for sqlite, mysql, and postgresql databases
  • Different environments for development, testing, and production
  • Linting using the eslint tool
  • Integration tests running with Jest
  • Built with npm scripts for easy setup and deployment

Installation

To install and use the Express REST API Boilerplate, follow these steps:

  1. Clone the repository using the command: git clone <repository-url>.
  2. Install the required dependencies by running npm install.
  3. Start the API server by running npm start.

Summary

The Express REST API Boilerplate is a useful tool for quickly setting up a REST API with JWT authentication and support for multiple databases. It provides a well-organized folder structure, pre-defined controllers and models, and policies for easy implementation of CRUD operations. Additionally, it includes features such as different environments for development, testing, and production, linting with eslint, and integration tests with Jest. With npm scripts, the installation and usage of the boilerplate are made simple and efficient.

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