The 8base Developer Bootcamp – 0 to Hero Course!

Quickly become an 8base developer and use the platform as a scalable backend in your apps!

In this course, you’re going to learn how to develop using the 8base platform! 8base is a Backend-as-a-Service platform built on a serverless architecture. When using 8base, your application backend will be running on an 3-tier serverless architecture, all hosted on AWS. And the good news is that all of it is fully managed. Meaning you don’t need to worry about DevOps!

What you’ll learn

  • 8base Platform, Serverless, Lambda, Javascript, Data-modeling, Data-normalization, GraphQL, WebAPIs, JWT Authentication, lots more..

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 1min.
  • 8base Platform Fundamentals –> 6 lectures • 30min.
  • 8base Authentication –> 5 lectures • 36min.
  • 8base Serverless Functions –> 8 lectures • 37min.

The 8base Developer Bootcamp - 0 to Hero Course!

Requirements

  • An 8base account and a basic understanding of web development. If you’re familiar with Javascript, that will be a big plus in certain sections! However, a lot will get accomplished using little and even no code!.

In this course, you’re going to learn how to develop using the 8base platform! 8base is a Backend-as-a-Service platform built on a serverless architecture. When using 8base, your application backend will be running on an 3-tier serverless architecture, all hosted on AWS. And the good news is that all of it is fully managed. Meaning you don’t need to worry about DevOps!

 

To complete this course, it’s important that you’re familiar with the following concepts:

  • Basic fluency in Javascript or Typescript
  • Basic working knowledge of the Terminal (CLI)
  • Basic familiarity with Data Types and Data Models
  • An understanding of how APIs work, specifically Data APIs

To complete this course, it’s important that you have the following programs installed on your computer:

  • An API Client (GraphiQL, Postman, etc.)
  • An IDE (VSCode, Atom, etc.)
  • Javascript package manager (npm OR yarn)

What we’re going to learn is:

  • 8base Fundamentals
    • What are 8base Workspaces?
    • How to use the Data Builder
    • How to use the Data Viewer
    • How to use the GraphQL API
    • How to use Roles and Permissions
  • 8base Authentication
    • How Authentication works in 8base
    • idTokens vs. API Tokens
    • Creating Authentication Profiles
    • Connecting your own Auth Provider
  • 8base Serverless Functions
    • Installing and running the 8base CLI
    • Working with Resolver Functions
    • Working with Trigger Functions
    • Working with Webhook Functions
    • Working with Task Functions
    • Testing and Deploying Serverless Functions

Throughout the course we’ll also be creating the backend for a Task Management app using assignments. Hope you’re looking forward to learning!