XBUS-502 Data Sources and Storage
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Before any analysis is possible, relevant data sources must be found and accessed. This class overviews common data sources including relational databases, non-relational data stores, and web-based data sources complete with hands-on examples.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will:
- Understand the pros and cons of the various types of databases
- Access data from web-based APIs
- Query both relational and non-relational data stores
Server Side Foundation
Have you ever wanted to write a server-side application for an e-commerce platform or a whiteboard to discuss and share ideas in real-time, a dashboard for businesses to track and monitor the performance of their company, but do not know how?
In this course, you will learn how to set up your development environment, key Node.js and Express concepts, essential Express middleware, as well as learn how HTTP works, how to create RESTful API, consume other RESTful service, connect and query databases, and much more.
You will also learn how to use Git for versioning, and for trying out new features and collaborating with your friends.
This course is part of the StackUp - Startup Tech Talent Development Programme offered by NUS-ISS.
- Understanding of how Node.js works
- Structure of an Express application
- Design RESTful API
- Connect to and query database
What Will Be Covered
- Express Framework
- RESTful web services
- Querying Relational Database
- Deploying to the cloud
Who should attend
Anyone who wants to learn how to build a web application.
- Participants will be required to take an online assessment upon course enrolment