Building a Backend with Node.js and Express

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  • Express

    Fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for node.

    In order to ease server-side development with node and offer an easier interface to work with the built-in http module, we can use a backend framework called Express.

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    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

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