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Learn best practices to build an API using Node.js and Typescript.

About the Book

Learn best practices to build an API using Node.js and Typescript. The intention of this book it’s not only to teach you how to build an API. The purpose is also to teach you how to build scalable and maintainable API which means improve your current Node.js knowledge. In this book you will learn to:

- Build JSON responses following JSON:API standard

- Use Git for versioning

- Use Test-Driven Development to add unit and functional tests

- Set up authentication with JSON Web Tokens (JWT)

- Optimize and cache the API

About the Author

Alexandre Rousseau
Alexandre Rousseau

My name is Alexandre Rousseau and I am a Rails developer with more than 4 years of experience (at the time of writing). I am currently a partner in a company (iSignif) where I build and maintain a SAAS product using Rails. I also contribute to the Ruby community by producing and maintain some gems that you can consult on my profile. Most of my projects are on Github so don't hesitate to follow me.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • The API
  • Presenting users
  • User authentication
  • User's products
  • Building JSON
  • Placing Orders
  • Improving orders
  • Optimizations

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