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The "Anatomy of a REST API" Lesson is part of the full, API Design in Node.js (using Express & Mongo) course featured in this preview video. Here's what you'd learn in this lesson:
Scott discusses how to create a REST API. He begins with a model of the data. Then he makes the routes to create, read, update and delete (CRUD) the data. Once these resources are in place, the API can be created.