Express Web API

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Nowadays, web api is one of the most popular topic in our mobile world. And with NodeJS together with express framework, defining a web api takes minutes.

Basic API Definition With Express

Express framework initializer is very handy to create our example. To make use of it simply install it from npm. This will create express executable under /usr/bin/

npm install express-generator -g

Usage of express generator is also very easy. Execute the below command after installing express-generator and this will create the folder structure for you and some samples included to start your web application directly.

express firstapi

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Another Start for Blogging

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Blogging or Not

Another start for blogging about my software development adventures. This is the second time for me on blogging and first time was good for about 6 months,
but after that I dropped and go back to hard work. Generally I like sharing but writing is a habit to build up and last time it was not building very well :)


Name is Volkan N. Metin and I am a father of 2 kids, computer engineer, a developer, a software architect and a development manager. Dealing with software development for the last 15 years. During this period, I started with C/C++, than a little JAVA, after that Microsoft .NET C#, now more on JavaScript and NodeJS.

Currently, I am living in Istanbul and looking for a relocation but I believe I need to push more for a while. I am not a native english speaker so do not hesitate to edit me.
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Volkan N. Metin

Father of 2 beautiful kids
Computer Engineer
Software Development Adventurer

Software Development Manager

Istanbul, TR