Course Description

Do you need localhost and want to run your development files on HTTP protocol

*BONUS ++++ Included lesson PDF guide to help you with lessons, includes tips resources and useful info.*

Simple and easy setup of Express

This is a topic I often get asked for by students

Learn the basics in a step by step approach to setting up a local machine and running your local development code.

Course scope is to cover the setup of Express - please note that is a quick straight to the point course covering basics of node in regards to running a local machine on your computer.  This course is not for those who want to explore and learn more about node

Focused on Express Framework and how to setup quickly and easily

Course covers the below

  • Explore how to install node and npm
  • Use the terminal to setup your node install
  • Open the files and folder in your local editor
  • Simple Command Line common commands
  • Editor and terminal tips and resources
  • Install of Express framework
  • Setup of package json
  • Starting your local machine simple responses
  • Nodemon for node js updates
  • Creating testing routes and returning JavaScript object as JSON
  • Setting root file folder to write frontend HTML CSS and JavaScript files
  • Running localhost

Taught by an instructor with over 20 years of Web Development experience.

If you've been looking to get started with localhost - THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU!!!!

Nothing to lose - Fast friendly support is always available to help if you need it.

Please note that the SCOPE OF THIS COURSE IS Creating a simple localhost setup on your computer and will not cover complex commands and everything about JavaScript, JSON its a simple HOW TO GET STARTED COURSE - if you are looking at more detailed node or JavaScript content this is not for you.


Who this course is for:

  • Web developers
  • Anyone who wants to setup a local development environment
  • Coders with no node or express experience



  • Web development experience

Course Outcomes

  • How to setup Express running localhost

  • Simple Command LIne commands

  • Setup of Node and Express

  • Launch of simple localhost

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Localhost setup Introduction

    • Install Node

    • Create File

    • File in Editor

    • Install Express

    • Create Local Machine

    • Nodemon

    • Test folder Route

    • Serve files route folder

    • Localhost Setup

  2. 2
    • source code