In this video, learn how to quickly build an application with the Express generator in the CLI. See how to install the generator and then initiate a new application.
- [Instructor] Although in this course we'll go through…building an application from scratch,…it's worth exploring what Seal Eye tools are available…to help us get a project started.…The Express Application Generator is specifically…for this purpose so let's take a look at it.…So you can use any terminal you want…because we're basically going to create this project…and then trash it so let's go ahead and create a new folder…on the desktop first.…So let's go and create this sample folder here.…So let's click on this.…
Sample.…And then getting back to terminal.…So you can use also the terminal that's inside of…VS Code if you want.…This is just as an example and just to show you…what Express Generator can do.…So the first thing, let's validate where we are.…So ls.…And we are at the top level of this particular user.…So let's go and do a cd Desktop.…So to autocomplete the actual name of the directory…you want to get to, I do three letters,…and then I hit tab.…
So I also want to get into the actual sample…that I just created so I'm going to do this…
- Creating a basic data endpoint
- Routing with Express
- Adding a static route for file serving
- Basic middleware with Express
- Built-in middleware and error-handling middleware
- Debugging in an Express application
- Security best practices with Express
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting Up Express
2. Getting Started
3. Routing with Express
4. Middleware with Express
5. Advanced Topics in Express
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