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Short Description
REST API backend for BookMonkey
Full Description


REST Server Backend for the BookMonkey2 demo.
A publicly available server is hosted at, which always serves the latest version (#master).
The API is fully described via swagger. Explore it here.

The book

This backend is used to explain HTTP communication with Angular.
Read more about Angular in our book. Visit for more information (German only).


The server is written on top of restify. It provides simple CRUD operations over books.
The data is stored in memory only. Eveything will be lost on restart or when DELETE /books is called.

Shared server

A publicly available server is hosted at
Feel free to use it as your test-drive. Data will be erased periodically.


You might want to extend or modify the project.
Execute the following commands to start the standalone-server:

git clone
cd book-monkey2-api
npm install
npm start

Open http://localhost:3000/ in your brower.


Code released under the MIT license.

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