Node.js By Example

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  • Get to know the fundamentals of Node.js
  • Understand why architecting is important and what the planning of a typical Node.js application looks like
  • Successfully manage every web application asset such as CSS, JavaScript, or image files
  • Implement the Model-View-Controller pattern in the context of a Node.js application
  • Communicate with a database, including storing, retrieving, and deleting data
  • Implement more complex features such as creating social network pages, tagging, sharing, and liking posts
  • Create a real-time chat capability for users of the social network
  • Explore how to test the user interface of your web application

Node.js is a JavaScript-driven technology, which means that developers can use the same language to write backend code. Its growing community and the large amount of available modules make Node.js one of the most attractive development environments.

Node.js By Example covers Node.js fundamentals and teaches you how to use its technology to architect a project. It shows you how to manage an application's assets and how to implement the Model-View-Controller pattern. The next few chapters demonstrate how to develop the features of your social network. It also empowers you to communicate with a database, including storing, retrieving, and deleting data. The book ends by discussing the most popular ways to test your user interface in an efficient way.

  • Plan and implement a modern Node.js application
  • Get to know the most useful Node.js capabilities
  • Learn how to create complex Node.js applications
Page Count 220
Course Length 6 hours 36 minutes
ISBN 9781784395711
Date Of Publication 24 May 2015


Krasimir Tsonev

Krasimir Tsonev is a coder with over 10 years of experience in web development. The author of Node.js Blueprints, Packt Publishing, he works with a strong focus on quality and usability. Krasimir is interested in delivering cutting-edge applications. He enjoys working in the software industry and has a passion for creating and discovering new and effective digital experiences. Right now, he is working with technologies such as HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, and Node.js, but he originally started out as a graphic designer. Later, being a Flash developer, he spent several years using ActionScript3 and frameworks such as RobotLegs. After that, as a freelancer, he continued to deliver full-stack web services for his clients, taking care of the graphic design and frontend and backend programming. Right now, with the rise of mobile application development, Krasimir is enthusiastic about working on responsive applications that target various devices. He currently lives and works in Bulgaria. He graduated from the Technical University of Varna with both a bachelor's and a master's degree in computer science. He loves blogging, writing books, and giving talks on the latest trends in web development.

He has authored Node.js Blueprints, Packt Publishing (