Learn about the course, intended audience, and prerequisites.

Welcome to a comprehensive course on NestJS! In this course, we’ll explore the capabilities of NestJS, a powerful framework that facilitates the creation of scalable and efficient web applications. Let’s begin by understanding what NestJS is.

What is NestJS?

NestJS is a widely used open-source framework that empowers developers to create robust and high-performing web applications on top of Node.js. With many powerful tools and features, NestJS is a practical framework for building scalable and maintainable web applications that meet modern development standards. NestJS uses TypeScript, an enhanced version of JavaScript that provides additional features and stricter typing to ensure improved code quality and reliability.

Build scalable backends with NestJS
Build scalable backends with NestJS

About this course

This course offers a comprehensive learning experience for developing applications using NestJS. It covers fundamental NestJS concepts and guides learners through building a REST API and integrating databases. With a focus on back-end development, the course encompasses a range of essential topics. Engaging quizzes are provided at the end of each section, allowing you to consolidate your knowledge.

Before we dive into the course content, let’s take a moment to understand who this course is for and what the prerequisites are to maximize your learning experience.

Intended audience

This course is ideal for the following individuals:

  • Developers seeking to utilize TypeScript for back-end development.
  • Junior developers with foundational programming knowledge looking to learn back-end development using NestJS.
  • Front-end developers wanting to expand their skill set to include back-end development with NestJS.

Before embarking on this exciting journey of learning NestJS, it’s important to ensure you have the necessary background knowledge. Let’s take a moment to go over the prerequisites.


You must possess the following prerequisites to ensure a smooth and effective learning experience:

  • Basic understanding of TypeScript

  • Familiarity with essential web development concepts like HTTP, REST APIs, and JSON

  • Familiarity with Node.js