Understanding Static Files and Middleware - Create a Newsletter Signup Form with Node.js - Ep. 3

Released on October 11th 2016
Length: 05:25

In this video we cover the damning question: What are static files and wtf is middleware? Gain a basic understanding in regards to what static files are, what middleware is, and how to serve static files with Express.js. Timeline: 0:08 - How to render HTML with Express 0:18 - What are dynamic files? 0:26 - What are static files? 1:00 - Middleware basics 2:09 - Implementing middleware within our project 3:53 - Creating forms with HTML 4:31 - A quick thought from yours truly Resources I used to learn about static files and middleware that you might find helpful too: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7337572/what-does-middleware-and-app-use-actually-mean-in-expressjs?noredirect=1&lq=1 https://expressjs.com/en/guide/using-middleware.html https://expressjs.com/en/starter/static-files.html Beats: Immortal Beats - Oh Wee - Creative Commons For updates on the progress of chriscourses.com and future videos, join the Chris Courses mailing list at http://chriscourses.com. Support Chris Courses Through Patreon: -------------------------------------- https://www.patreon.com/chriscourses Chris Courses Social: --------------------- Twitter: https://twitter.com/chriscourses Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chriscourses Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chriscourses Christopher Lis Social: ----------------------- Twitter: https://twitter.com/christopher4lis CodePen: http://codepen.io/christopher4lis