Beginner's Guide to REST API in JavaScript using Express

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  • GroceryAPI

    REST API built in JavaScript using Express

    Here is the Github repo of the project: Project Repo

  • Newman

    Newman is a command-line collection runner for Postman

    Rest Client We will need a REST client to test our API calls. I will be using Insomnia, but you can use any other client as well. Postman is also popular among them. Download Link- Insomnia Download Link- Postman

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  • insomnia

    The open-source, cross-platform API client for GraphQL, REST, WebSockets, SSE and gRPC. With Cloud, Local and Git storage.

    Rest Client We will need a REST client to test our API calls. I will be using Insomnia, but you can use any other client as well. Postman is also popular among them. Download Link- Insomnia Download Link- Postman

  • Express

    Fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for node.

    What is an API? Express documentation HTTP Status codes Object Destructuring JavaScript's map() and filter()

  • Visual Studio Code

    Visual Studio Code

    Code Editor I will be using VS Code as my preferred editor but you can use any code editor of your choice. Download Link

  • WorkOS

    The modern API for authentication & user identity. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

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