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BookMonkey 5 API

Backend for the BookMonkey 5 demo.
A publicly available server is hosted at
The API is fully described via swagger. Explore it here.

The book

This backend is used to explain HTTP communication with Angular.
Read more about Angular in our book. Visit for more information (German only).

Install & Start

You might want to extend or modify the project.
Execute the following commands to start the standalone-server:

git clone
cd api5
npm install
npm start

Open http://localhost:3000/ in your browser.

Updating deps

Please take care of the file Keep it in sync with you development package.json.


Code released under the MIT license.