Create the Back-End of a Visitor Tracking App

Course Description

Back-end is one of the two main components of a web application, it can also be considered the root of a website. Without a good and strong back-end, users will not have a pleasant experience on your website.In this skill, you will be introduced to back-end programming on the IBM Cloud platform. You will learn how to write a Node.js application for an organization’s front desk, which needs to log visitors in and out. Along the way you will learn how to use a few programming languages and also a database. You will learn how to do this on the highly available IBM Cloud, using an online Eclipse Orion IDE rather than having to install anything on your local machines.

Course Modules

1. Getting started with Back-end
2. Introduction to JavaScript
3. Introduction to Express
4. Introduction to Database and JSON
5. Exercise: Create a front-desk visitors tracking app
6. Creat the application
7. Create the development enviornment
8. The visitor log
9. User interface
10. Database
11. Logging for debug purposes
12. Assessment (Quiz)
13. Wrap up (Summary & Next steps)

Course Duration

Course Time Allocation: 4 hours
Additional time: 30 minutes


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