Learn how to implement a MySQL database in your Node.js project

In this tutorial, you learn how to use a MySQL database in your Node.js project with Docker. You will build a simple application that allows you to collect email addresses from people.

The technologies used in this tutorial are:

  • Node.js
  • Docker
  • Express
  • MySQL

Create the Project Structure

The first step is to create the project structure. For the moment, you need:

  • The overall folder including all files.
  • .env file.
  • A file with the server/database configuration.

Thus, you can create all the files and folders as follows:

take nodejs-mysql
touch index.js
touch .env

Now, the next step is to run MySQL.

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How to Use MySQL with Node.js and Docker
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