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Simple RESTful API implementation on Node.js + MongoDB
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Node REST API

REST API for mobile applications using Node.js and Express.js framework with Mongoose.js for working with MongoDB. For access control this project use OAuth 2.0, with the help of OAuth2orize and Passport.js.

This is updated code that follows RESTful API With Node.js + MongoDB article.

Running project

You need to have installed Node.js and MongoDB

Install dependencies

To install dependencies enter project folder and run following command:

npm install

Creating demo data

To create demo data in your MongoDB execute generateData.js file

node generateData.js

Run server

To run server execute:

node bin/www

Make Requests

Creating and refreshing access tokens:

http POST http://localhost:1337/api/oauth/token grant_type=password client_id=android client_secret=SomeRandomCharsAndNumbers username=myapi password=abc1234
http POST http://localhost:1337/api/oauth/token grant_type=refresh_token client_id=android client_secret=SomeRandomCharsAndNumbers refresh_token=[TOKEN]

Creating your article data:

http POST http://localhost:1337/api/articles title=NewArticle author='John Doe' description='Lorem ipsum dolar sit amet' images:='[{"kind":"thumbnail", "url":"http://habrahabr.ru/images/write-topic.png"}, {"kind":"detail", "url":"http://habrahabr.ru/images/write-topic.png"}]' Authorization:'Bearer PUT_YOUR_TOKEN_HERE'

Updating your article data:

http PUT http://localhost:1337/api/articles/YOUR_ARTICLE_ID_HERE title=NewArticleUpdated author='John Doe' description='Lorem ipsum dolar sit amet' images:='[{"kind":"thumbnail", "url":"http://habrahabr.ru/images/write-topic.png"}, {"kind":"detail", "url":"http://habrahabr.ru/images/write-topic.png"}]' Authorization:'Bearer PUT_YOUR_TOKEN_HERE'

Getting your data

http http://localhost:1337/api/users/info Authorization:'Bearer PUT_YOUR_TOKEN_HERE'
http http://localhost:1337/api/articles Authorization:'Bearer PUT_YOUR_TOKEN_HERE'

Modules used

Some of non standard modules used:

Tools used

httpie - command line HTTP client

JSHint

For running JSHint

sudo npm install jshint -g
jshint libs/**/*.js generateData.js

Author

This example was created by Evgeny Aleksandrov (@EAleksandrov).

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License

MIT

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