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NodeJS Simple REST based CRUD API

REST API for CRUD in Express 3+

var express = require("express"),
 bodyParser = require("body-parser"),
 server = express();
//body parser for parsing request body
server.use(bodyParser.urlencoded({ extended: true }));
//temperary store for `item` in memory
var itemStore = [];
//GET all items
server.get('/item', function (req, res) {
//GET the item with specified id
server.get('/item/:id', function (req, res) {
//POST new item'/item', function (req, res) {
//PUT edited item in-place of item with specified id
server.put('/item/:id', function (req, res) {
 itemStore[] = req.body
//DELETE item with specified id
server.delete('/item/:id', function (req, res) {
 itemStore.splice(, 1)
server.listen(3000, function () {
 console.log("Server running");


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