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IBM: Back-end Application Development with Node.js and Express

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In a recent Stack Overflow survey, Node.js was used by about 50% of the developers who answered the survey, making it the most used server-side technology. Express ranked as the fourth most popular web technology overall, making it the most popular server-side web framework.

Back-end Application Development with Node.js and Express
3 weeks
4–6 hours per week
Progress at your own speed
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About this course

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In this course, you will focus on Node.js and Express. Specifically, you will

  • develop applications using asynchronous callbacks and promises
  • create REST APIs and perform CRUD operations
  • implement authentication and session management

Throughout the course, you will complete numerous hands-on labs to gain practical experience. At the end of the course, you will demonstrate your Node skills with a final project to build your portfolio.

This course will help you succeed as a back-end or full-stack developer. It suits those in IT looking to step up in their careers or new graduates seeking to establish their server-side skills. This course suits those who need to manage cloud-centric projects.

Note: This course requires knowledge of JavaScript and Git.


Developing Cloud Applications with Node.js and React

At a glance

  • Associated skills: Web Services, Web Application Frameworks, User Interface, Authentications, JSON, Git (Version Control System), HTML5, Application Programming Interface (API), Parsing, Node.js, React.js, JavaScript Libraries, JavaScript (Programming Language), Web Applications, Application Development, Callback Functions, IBM Cloud Computing, RESTful API, Continuous Delivery, Full Stack Development, Event-Driven Programming, Cloud Development, Stack Overflow, Front End (Software Engineering), Cloud Applications, ECMAScript 2015, Cloud-Native Computing, Server-Side, JavaScript Frameworks, Artificial Intelligence, DevOps, Github

What you'll learn

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  • Create server-side applications using the Node.js JavaScript runtime.
  • Extend your Node.js applications with third-party packages, including Express.
  • Use npm to manage Node.js packages in your Node.js application.
  • Write asynchronous callback functions and promises to complete asynchronous operations.

This course is part of Full Stack Application Development MicroBachelors Program

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