Express is like a dear friend who does not leave your side during happy or sad times in your life. She may not help you reach enlightenment, but she’s there and she’s super supportive. And, that’s all you need many a time. In this post we create a blog with ExpressJS and friends - oh how exciting.
In this post let us see how we can leverage the power of Express with a sprinkling of Alpine JS to create a quick URL shortener application. But, why? Express is the most popular server-side framework and my “go to” choice for creating anything really quick. Building a front-end for Express is as easy as using handlebars (or anything really) that goes in HTML served by Express.