June 12, 2021

Backend Tutorial: Create backend for Twitter clone using Node.js(express) and HarperDB

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Learn how to build backend for Twitter clone using Node.js(Express framework) and HarperDB

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to set up express.js server quickly using express-generator. Then we cover the connection to the HarperDB database. Next, we build APIs to create tweets and retrieve them from the server. In the end, we learn how to make this API server live using the Heroku platform.

0:00 Intro
3:00 Express.js setup
7:42 Harper DB setup
20:00 Routes for tweets
44:20 Deployment using Heroku
55:12 End notes