Configure and publish a Node package with Packt’s new video course

May 2014 | e-Learning, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new video course on Node, Build a Network Application with Node, a practical, screencast-based tutorial. Presented by Joe Stanco, the duration of the video course is 2 hours 20 mins and is competitively priced at $39.99.

About the presenter:

Joe Stanco is a frontend developer. His fascination with code started with the Tandy “Trash 80” PC—a present for his seventh birthday. He has been programming in JavaScript for 15 years. A versatile developer, he has cultivated expertise in UI design as well as proficiency in backend languages such as Ruby, PHP, and Perl. Joe currently oversees a team at BuzzFeed tasked with implementing R&D projects and innovative partner integrations for clients like GE and Pepsi. He has worked at a variety of start-ups throughout his career, including Animoto, ASMALLWORLD, Vonage, and Travelocity. In his free time, he teaches fourth graders how to build robots with Lego Mindstorms for NY Cares.

Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime to build fast, scalable network applications easily. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive, real-time applications that run across distributed devices

This comprehensive video tutorial will take the viewers from a beginner-level programmer and teach them everything they need to know to get productive with Node. Fundamental concepts are illustrated with brief examples and many sample projects are included that will help readers grasp the complex functionality in an easy manner

A sample clip of the video course can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6i-Zg4C9Ws

The course covers the following essential topics:
1. Getting Started with Node [5:35 minutes]
2. Node Modules [14:53 minutes]
3. Understanding Events [11:52 minutes]
4. Working with File Streams [11:29 minutes]
5. Running an HTTP Server [11:58 minutes]
6. The Connect Framework [9:52 minutes]
7. The Express Framework [15:44 minutes]
8. Using View Templates [12:52 minutes]
9. Data Storage [23:31 minutes]
10. Using Socket.IO [11:51 minutes]
11. Automated Testing [10:23 minutes]

About Packt:
Packt is one of the most prolific and fastest-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books now focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. A digitally-focused business model allows Packt to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.


Build A Network Application with Node
Build, tune and test a tangible Node.js application from start to finish

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/build-network-application-with-node/video

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