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Marius Espejo
Marius Espejo

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Nest.js vs Express.js

I've been hearing about Nest.js recently and decided to take a stab at trying it and comparing it with Express.js (both are web application frameworks for Node.js).

Nest is sort of the "next layer" up from Express, providing an out-of-the-box application architecture (in contrast to Express which takes a more minimal approach).

In this video I tried to document my process of learning and trying it for the first time, focusing on a comparison of how to get started as well as taking a look at how to write basic controllers.

If you have any feedback, good/bad would love to hear it!

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Fidel Guajardo

Good video. Thank you!

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hammamhp4

is nestjs Use expessjs ?

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Jascha Burmeister

Yes, it does express under the hood.

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