Building RESTful Web APIs with Node.js, Express, MongoDB and TypeScript
This is a simple API that saves contact information of people.
There are two versions of this project.
- V1.0.0: you can run the server directly after cloning this version. It will create a simple RESTful API over HTTP.
- V2.0.0: this is a more secure and control API project. You need to read the post on how to secure RESTful API application first. After that, you can run the project.
Install global TypeScript and TypeScript Node
npm install -g typescript ts-node
After that, you will have to replace the mongoURL with your MongoDB address in lib/app.ts
Clone this repository
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:dalenguyen/rest-api-node-typescript.git .
Then install the dependencies
Start the server
Run in development mode
npm run dev
Run in production mode
npm run prod
The default URL is: http://localhost:3000
- GET all contacts
Send GET request to http://localhost:3000/contact/
The default URL is: https://localhost:3000
The key and cert in the config folder is for testing purpose only. You should generate your own.
Reference from Lynda.com