Welcome to our comprehensive course on modern web development, where you’ll build a fully-featured URL Shortening Service from scratch. This course is designed to provide you with an in-depth understanding of key technologies and concepts, including TypeScript, PostgreSQL, Koa.js, REST, Knex.js, and the MVC design pattern. Through hands-on projects and practical exercises, you’ll gain valuable experience in applying these technologies to real-world scenarios.

To begin, you’ll set up your development environment and configure the necessary tools for an efficient workflow. Next, you’ll delve into database configuration and management using PostgreSQL, learning how to create and execute migrations to establish your database schema. The course will guide you through TypeScript, helping you create scalable and optimized models that interact seamlessly with the database. You’ll also implement services to handle URL-related operations and other essential application logic.

User authentication and authorization are crucial aspects of web development, and this course covers them extensively. You’ll explore user registration, password hashing, and JWT-based authentication for secure access to protected resources. Additionally, you’ll learn how to develop a RESTful API using the Koa web framework and Koa Router, creating routes and middleware to support various application functionalities.

Throughout the course, you’ll benefit from hands-on examples and practical exercises that reinforce your learning and solidify your understanding of the covered topics. By the end of this course, you’ll have built a strong foundation in modern web development technologies, equipped with the skills to create efficient and robust applications using TypeScript, PostgreSQL, Koa.js, and the MVC design pattern. Your completed URL Shortening Service project will serve as a valuable portfolio piece, showcasing your expertise and preparing you to confidently tackle future web development challenges.

Enroll today and embark on a journey to become a proficient modern web developer!