A REST API is an integral component of a web application. You don't need to be an expert backend developer to make your own. In this workshop, we will walk through the basic building blocks of creating your own REST API using Node.js, Express, and MongoDB.
Mongoose is an Object Data Modeling (ODM) library for MongoDB and Node.js. It manages relationships between data, provides schema validation, and is used to translate between objects in code and the representation of those objects in MongoDB.