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Episode 11: Building a JSON API - Input Validation and Sanitation - Part 2

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building-a-json-api-with-express (15 Part Series)

1) Episode 1 - Building a JSON API with docker, node.js, and Express 2) Episode 2: Building a JSON API with express - Models and MongoDB 3 ... 13 3) Episode 3: Building a JSON API - Route Structure and Setup 4) Episode 4: Building a JSON API - the C of CRUD 5) Episode 5: Building a JSON API - Read and Update 6) Episode 6: Building a JSON API - Read By ID, and Delete 7) Episode 7: Building a JSON API - Paging 8) Episode 8: Building a JSON API - Custom Sorting 9) Episode 9: Building a JSON API - Filter/search 10) Episode 10: Building a JSON API - Input Validation and Sanitation - Part 1 11) Episode 11: Building a JSON API - Input Validation and Sanitation - Part 2 12) Episode 11.5: Building a JSON API - Input Validation and Sanitation - Lightning Round 13) Episode 12: Building a JSON API - User Authentication in Under an Hour 14) Episode 13: Building a JSON API - Quickly Adding HTTPS 15) Episode 14: Building a JSON API - Twitter OAuth (OAuth 1.0)

Input validation and sanitation, mostly sanitation. Finishing up the Read route, then continuing on to Update, and Delete.

There is still more to cover, in particular the item validations, but given that is a dynamic object almost entirely, almost all we could do is escape the values that are passed to it. Does it deserve its own episode? Let me know.

Thanks for watching!

Source code:

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Repository for the "core" video series

core

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

Getting started

$ git clone git@github.com:NathanBland/core.git
$ cd core
$ docker-compose up



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I currently break things for a living (QA), but I love building things with node and javascript. If I'm not writing code, I'm probably outside doing something in the mountains or playing Rocket league