In this article, I am going to walk you through setting up your own Node.js backend server for a React application. Both frameworks are often used together to build real time, fullstack web applications. A database, such as MySQL, Postgresql, or a NoSQL database such as MongoDB, is used to store information. For brevity’s sake, I will not use a database in this walkthrough.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blog.crowdbotics.com/how-to-set-up-a-node-backend-with-hapi-js-for-a-react-web-app/