Building a MEAN (MongoDB, ExpressJs, Angular and Node.js) api app using TypeScript and host it with Heroku

Building a MEAN (MongoDB, ExpressJs, Angular and Node.js) api app using TypeScript and host it with Heroku

This post will be an introduction to how you get up and running quickly with building a node.js API which runs through Express on node.js and communicates with a deployed MongoDB database, using TypeScript. Simply put: a MEAN stack application with typings. Oh, except Angular. Since I'm not building a UI yet, this post only has MEN out of the MEAN. MEAN is an opinionated fullstack javascript framework - which simplifies and accelerates web application development - mean.io There's plenty of ways to get up and running quickly with the MEAN stack. There's plentyful of yeoman generators…

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