Node.js Essentials

Node.js Essentials
Node.js Essentials is published by in November 2015. This book has 118 pages in English, ISBN-13 978-1785284922.

Node.js is simply a tool that lets you useJavaScript on the server side. But it actually does much more than that – by extending JavaScript it allows for a much more integrated and efficient approach to development. It’s no surprise that it’s a fundamental tool for full-stack JavaScript developers. Whether your working on the back end or front end – by using Node.js you’re adopting a much more collaborative and agile way of working – so you and your team can focus on delivering a quality end product. This will ensure you’re ready to take on any new challenges that get thrown at you.

NodeJS Essentials takes you through the fundamentals of Node.JS and demonstrates how Node.js can transform the way you work with JavaScript and take greater control over your code.

You will also learn how to create a HTTP server from scratch, route requests, create a RESTful interface, and authenticate users. You will also learn to debug applications using Node.Inspector and the importance of logging, as well as creating a reusable library.Finally, you’ll find out how to test and optimizr your code when working with Node.js using the Mocha framework. Follow each step and discover how to test both synchronous and asynchronous code using Mocha unit tests.

With Node.js Essentials you’ll find everything you need to create a complete full-stack application with Node.js. It will help you harness JavaScript much more effectively – and in doing so expand your confidence and capabilities as a developer.

What You Will Learn

  • Create and use an HTTP server using Express.js
  • Configure environmental variables, arguments, and config files
  • Use a Key/Value NoSQL database with Node to store data
  • Create a client-side application using Node and Node.Webkit
  • Debug applications using Node.Inspector
  • Create a library that can be used in more than one project
  • Install packages from NPM

Who This Book Is For

If you want to expand your capabilities as a developer this book is for you. Covering everything you need to use Node.js effectively, you will soon be able to handle JavaScript in a much more fully-realised way.

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