Hapi.js (HTTP API), is a rich framework for building applications and services, focusing on writing reusable application logic. There are a number of other frameworks; notable among them is Express.js. However, from the ground up, Hapi.js is optimized for API building, and we will see this shortly when building our application.
In this exercise, we're going to build a basic HTTP server like the one before, but now with Hapi.js. You will notice how most of the things are done for us under the hood with Hapi.js. However, Hapi.js is also built on top of the
For the rest of the exercises, from the first exercise of Chapter 3, Building the API – Part 2, we will be building on top of each exercise as we progress. So, we might need to go back and modify previous files and so forth:
- In your
Lesson-2folder, create a subfolder called
- On the Terminal...