It's time to start having fun and code our RESTful API. Until now you have seen the theory behind APIs and that knowledge is very important to understand the following sections. So, you might be wondering, why Node.js? The short answer is because it is cool! Haha, just kidding. Node.js has evolved since its creation in 2009 by Ryan Dahl. Node.js is used for leading companies over the world, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Amazon, and more.
Node.js is not limited to API Development. In fact, you might create any kind of project from command-line tools to Internet of Things (IoT) applications. So, let's start learning about the advantages of Node.js and coding our API.