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5 Minute React 20 - Testing an API Endpoint

Now that we have a failing test, let's make it pass by building out a simple API endpoint.

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5 Minute React 19 - Testing With Jest

Now that we have Jest installed, let's write a simple test ... one that's built to fail.

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5 Minute React 18 - Setting Up Testing

We talk about why JavaScript testing is useful, and get everything we'll need to get started installed.

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5 Minute React 17 - Installing Passport

We need authentication, and Passport will help ensure that it's done, and done well.

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5 Minute React 16 - Data Modeling

We get started by installing Mongoose, and using it to create a User model.

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5 Minute React 15 - Git Branching

As we get ready to start writing code, it's important to talk a bit about branch management in Git.

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5 Minute React 14 - Express Cleanup and API Setup | 2nd May 2017
Converting app.js to ES7, installing Nodemon, and getting our API directory ready.

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5 Minute React 13 - Express Routing | 19th May 2017
If we're going to create an API, we'll need to understand HTTP requests and how Express handles them.

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5 Minute React 12 - Intro to Express Part 2 | 19th May 2017
A look into the subfolders that express-generator installed, and a quick overview of routes and views.

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5 Minute React 11 - Intro to Express Part 1 | 20th Apr 2017
Let's take a quick look at the top-level files installed by Express-Generator and explain what's going on.

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5 Minute React 10 - Installing Express | 18th Apr 2017
Our development environment's set. Let's get our web server up and running.

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5 Minute React 09 - Version Control Part 2 | 13th Apr 2017
Now that git's installed and our repo's set up, let's commit something to it.

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