Easy API Design Using Express.js and Node.js (TypeScript)

Key Features
● Utilize TypeScript to build maintainable and scalable Node.js applications with type safety and modern JavaScript features.
● Implement Redis to enhance your API's performance through efficient caching strategies, reducing latency and server load.
● Master the techniques for writing and running thorough API tests using Mocha and Chai, ensuring your applications are reliable and bug-free.

Book Description

Embark on a journey to become an expert in backend web development with this essential guide using Node.js v20, Express.js, Redis and TypeScript.

The book covers foundational to advanced topics through one comprehensive example: a project management system. It ensures learning and application of skills in API caching with Redis, API testing using Mocha and Chai, and deployment on AWS. This approach simplifies complex concepts and provides a practical learning trajectory.

With expert tips and best practices, you'll create user-friendly features like sign-ups and project trackers. Plus, you'll learn how to make your apps faster with caching and add cool features like notifications. Finally, you'll ace testing and deploying your apps like an expert.

What you will learn

● Master the latest features of Node.js v20 and the powerful Express.js framework to build robust and scalable APIs.
● Gain expertise in using TypeScript to write clean, maintainable, and type-safe code for Node.js backend applications.
● Integrate Redis for efficient API caching and use message queues to enhance the performance and reliability of your applications.
● Develop RESTful APIs using design principles and architecture to create well-structured and efficient APIs that adhere to industry standards.

Who is this book for?
This book is tailored for web developers, backend engineers, and software architects looking to deepen their expertise in Node.js and Express.js for building scalable web apps. It assumes a foundational understanding of JavaScript and Node.js, with prior experience in asynchronous programming and proficiency in using Express.js frameworks.