- A React component can only return one parent element.
return <h1>Hello</h1><p>World</p> // error return <div><h1>Hello</h1><p>World</p></div> // okay
In Part 1: Understanding RESTful APIs, we learned what the REST architecture is, what HTTP request methods and responses are, and how to understand a RESTful API endpoint. In Part 2: How to Set Up an Express API Server, we learned how to build servers with both Node's built in
http module and the Express framework, and how to route the app we created to different URL endpoints.
Currently, we're using static data to display user information in the form of a JSON feed when the API endpoint is hit with a
GET request. In this tutorial, we're going to set up a MySQL database to store all the data, connect to the database from our Node.js app, and allow the API to use the
DELETE methods to create a complete API.
Up to this point, we have not used a database to store or manipulate any data, so we're going to set one up. This tutorial will be using MySQL, and if you already have MySQL insta