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Episode 8: Building a JSON API - Custom Sorting

After a brief break, this series is back. This time we dive into making custom sort queries with express.

If you'd like, drop a comment with something else you'd like to see this series cover, or if you disagree with how I've demonstrated something. Thanks for watching!

Source code:

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Repository for the "core" video series


An express.js powered json api built for the "core" series.

Getting started

$ git clone
$ cd core
$ docker-compose up

Top comments (2)

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Rifai Martin

where can I see, episode 1-7?

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Nathan Bland • Edited

Hey @academyyyy12 ! You can see it all right here, just hit the first button below the "series" header in the top of the post. If you would rather watch it directly on youtube, here is the link to the playlist:

An Animated Guide to Node.js Event Loop

Node.js doesn’t stop from running other operations because of Libuv, a C++ library responsible for the event loop and asynchronously handling tasks such as network requests, DNS resolution, file system operations, data encryption, etc.

What happens under the hood when Node.js works on tasks such as database queries? We will explore it by following this piece of code step by step.