Course: Express 4.x Fundamentals

$131.89 incl. vat


duration: 6 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |


In this online Express 4.x course you will learn more about the Express Framework.

In this course you will use the express-generator and a simple Express NodeJS web app. Furthermore you will learn more about Express Middleware and how to use Express Middleware.

Other subjects in this course we will handle are router.METHOD, Jade, Express App Request API and a lot more.


After successful completion of this course you are able to use the Express Framework.


You have experience with NodeJS and web development.

Target audience

Software Developer, Web Developer


Express 4.x Fundamentals

6 hours

Introduction to Express

  • start the course
  • describe the Express framework and its relationship with
  • Node
  • install the components necessary to develop and deploy web apps
  • using Express
  • install and use the express-generator to create a default
  • Express web application
  • describe and explore the directory structure and files created
  • by express-generator
  • describe and configure the package.json file for Express
  • modify and run the default express-generator application
  • configure and use the static configuration options for an
  • Express project
  • describe the basics of the Express Application API
  • describe and use the Express App methods
  • describe and use the Express App Request API
  • describe and use the Express Response API
  • describe the Response API common methods
  • describe how Express simplifies Routing
  • use router.METHOD to handle HTTP methods
  • use paths for serving simple web pages
  • use multiple handlers for a single path
  • create a routing interface to handle requests
  • add routes to an express-generator application
  • describe the Jade template engine and how to create a
  • template
  • create and add a view using Jade
  • render a Jade view with Express
  • use substitution in a Jade template to display data
  • use the model-view-controller pattern using Express
  • use Express to create a simple web app

Using Express and Express Middleware

  • start the course
  • describe middleware and how it helps Express
  • install the express-validator middleware
  • use the express-validator middleware to do input
  • validation
  • retrieve and use variables passed in on the URL
  • retrieve form data via POST variables
  • use the cookie-parser middleware to set and get cookies
  • use the body-parser middleware to parse and format data using
  • JSON
  • describe session handling with Express
  • configure express-session for use in an express app
  • create a session for a successfully logged-in user
  • check session states and display a simple menu to users who are
  • already logged in
  • create an interface to log out a user and remove the user's
  • session
  • use wildcards in routes to match multiple paths
  • use regular expressions to match paths
  • use app.all and next() to pass control to another route
  • create error-handling methods that respond with HTTP status
  • codes and user-friendly error messages
  • create an Express HTTPS server
  • use HTTP status codes to do URL redirection
  • create and use a web page that allows users to download a file
  • from the server
  • create and use a web page that allows users to send binary data
  • with sendFile
  • use sendStatus() to control the HTTP status code sent to the
  • client
  • create fields or modify field values for the HTTP Header
  • use Express, sessions, and Middleware to create a web app

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We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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