faculty-api

Tool for creating a simple RESTful API from a Mongoose model with Express

npm install faculty-api
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FacultyAPI

FacultyAPI creates a simple, RESTful API for MEAN stack apps.

Use:

npm install faculty-api or in your package.json "faculty-api":"~0.1.0"

Create a Mongoose model, and export it to your backend app.js.

A basic use case is illustrated below:

var express    = require('express');
var app        = module.exports = express();
var db         = require('./../mongooseModels');
var facultyApi = require('faculty-api');

facultyApi.addResource({
  app: app,
  urlPrefix: 'api',
  resourceName: 'users',
  collection: db.user
});

The only non-required option is the URL prefix, which defaults to api if you don't specify one.

In the example above, the URLs established are located at /api/users/:id, and include an additional route, /api/users/schema in case you want access to schema attributes for things like front-end validations.

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