Node Express Server Rest Api

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Node Express Server Rest Api

Basic Node with Express Server with REST API

Overview

The Simple Node with Express Server with REST API is an easy way to start working with an Express server that offers a REST API using Node.js. This project provides a straightforward setup for creating a server and interacting with it through RESTful endpoints.

Features

  • Express: Utilizes the Express framework for building the server.
  • REST API: Provides a RESTful API for interacting with the server.
  • GET Routes: Accesses endpoints for retrieving and viewing data.
  • CURL Commands: Demonstrates how to perform POST and DELETE actions using CURL.
  • Postman Integration: Guides users on using Postman to interact with the REST API endpoints.

Installation

To install the Simple Node with Express Server with REST API, follow these steps:

  1. Clone the repository:
    git clone git@github.com:rwieruch/node-express-server-rest-api.git
  2. Navigate to the project directory:
    cd node-express-server-rest-api
  3. Install the dependencies:
    npm install
  4. Start the server:
    npm start
  5. (Optional) Add .env to your .gitignore file to exclude sensitive information.

Summary

The Simple Node with Express Server with REST API project offers a convenient solution for setting up an Express server and creating a RESTful API. By following the installation steps and utilizing the provided features like GET routes and Postman integration, users can quickly get started with building and interacting with their server. This project serves as a valuable resource for developers looking to work with Node.js and Express in the context of REST APIs.

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