This tutorial explains how you can create a working webserver with NodeJS to use when testing your client side API calls with AJAX calls. This video assumes that you have a basic fundamental understanding of JavaScript already.

JavaScript from the Start Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjVFuft1O2Y&list=PLyuRouwmQCjkYdv4VjuIbvcMZVWSdOm58

basic-server.js Code GIST: https://gist.github.com/prof3ssorSt3v3/effc947038098045ace7a93708f8b615