How to clone and deploy an example MERN stack REST API in 30 minutes
By Lucas Silbernagel, January 2021
Word Game DB is a read-only REST API built with the MERN stack (MongoDB, Express, React, and Node.js). It is intended to be used for educational purposes by anyone who would like to practice their coding skills by building a word game that incorporates an API.
In this article, I will show you how to clone this application, run it locally on your computer, and deploy it to Heroku, all in as little as 30 minutes!