This chapter has covered initial part of building our API with Node.js. We started by looking at a basic HTTP server built with only the built-in HTTP module, for us to appreciate the basic building blocks of a Node.js web application. We then introduced doing the same thing with the Hapi.js framework.
We then went through various HTTP verbs (request methods) by example as we built our basic API with Hapi.js. Those were
We also covered some fundamental concepts of web applications, such as logging, using good and request validation, and using Joi.