Build powerful web applications using Opa with Packt's new Book and eBook

June 2013 | Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Opa Application Development, a practical, hands-on guide to quickly and effectively developing secure, powerful web applications with Opa.

About the Author: Li Wenbo studied Computer Science and Technology at Wuhan University, graduating with a master's degree. He has two years experience working as a Software Engineer in a leading telecom company in China. He is familiar with a lot of programming languages such as C/C++, Java, JavaScript, PHP, and so on, and he has a passion for new things and technologies. Li tried the Opa framework last year and found it very interesting. He then participated in an Opa challenge and won first prize. Li Wenbo is now a freelance developer and owns a small studio in Wuhan, China. 

Opa is a full-stack open source web development framework for JavaScript that lets you write secure and scalable web applications. It generates standard Node.js/MongoDB applications, natively supports HTML5 and CSS, and automates many aspects of modern web application programming. It handles all aspects of web programming written in one consistent language and compiled to web standards. 

Opa Application Development
 covers all the concepts and components required to build a web application with Opa. The first half of the book introduces all of the basic building blocks that readers will need to develop an Opa application, including the syntax of Opa, web development aspects, client and server communication and slicing, plugins, databases, and so on. Readers will learn how to use Opa with JavaScript, Nodejs, and MongoDB to develop web applications easily and effectively. 

The book consists of these essential chapters:

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Opa
Chapter 2: Basic Syntax
Chapter 3: Developing Web Applications
Chapter 4: Using Bootstrap
Chapter 5: Communicating between Client and Server
Chapter 6: Binding with Other Languages
Chapter 7: Working with Databases
Chapter 8: Internationalization
Chapter 9: Building a Chat Application
Chapter 10: Building a Game - Pacman
Chapter 11: Developing a Social Mobile Application - LiveRoom 

This book is for web developers who want to get started with the Opa framework and use it to build web applications.

Opa Application Development
A rapid and secure web development framework to develop web applications quickly and easily in Opa

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