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Hands-On RESTful Web Services with TypeScript 3

By : Biharck Muniz Araújo
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Book Image

Hands-On RESTful Web Services with TypeScript 3

5 (1)
By: Biharck Muniz Araújo

Overview of this book

In the world of web development, leveraging data is the key to developing comprehensive applications, and RESTful APIs help you to achieve this systematically. This book will guide you in designing and developing web services with the power of TypeScript 3 and Node.js. You'll design REST APIs using best practices for request handling, validation, authentication, and authorization. You'll also understand how to enhance the capabilities of your APIs with ODMs, databases, models and views, as well as asynchronous callbacks. This book will guide you in securing your environment by testing your services and initiating test automation with different testing approaches. Furthermore, you'll get to grips with developing secure, testable, and more efficient code, and be able to scale and deploy TypeScript 3 and Node.js-powered RESTful APIs on cloud platforms such as the Google Cloud Platform. Finally, the book will help you explore microservices and give you an overview of what GraphQL can allow you to do. By the end of this book, you will be able to use RESTful web services to create your APIs for mobile and web apps and other platforms.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
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Section 1: Unraveling API Design
Section 2: Developing RESTful Web Services
Section 3: Enhancing RESTful Web Services
Section 4: Extending the Capabilities of RESTful Web Services


One of the features that modern editors provide is the ability to debug code interactively, which allows the developer to be more productive and find out what happens when code fails and when troubleshooting occurs.

This section is going to walk you through how to enable debugging using VS Code. Don't worry—this is rather easy. Just follow the steps as shown:

  1. To do so, click on the Debug item on the left-hand side of the VS Code toolbar:
Debugging option from VS Code
  1. Then, click on the drop-down menu and select Add Configuration:
Debug configuration section
  1. Select () Node.js: Mocha Tests:
Debugging configuration file

After you click on () Node.js: Mocha Tests, a new configuration will be written under the launch.json file with the following information:

"version": "0.2.0",
"configurations": [