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Node.js for Beginners
Node.js for Beginners

Node.js for Beginners: A comprehensive guide to building efficient, full-featured web applications with Node.js

By Ulises Gascón
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Node.js for Beginners

Part 1: Node.js Overview and JavaScript Language

In Part 1, you will learn how Node.js works and why it is one of the most popular tools used to build web projects today. Together, we will set up the development environment and you will learn the details of the JavaScript language and how you can take advantage of its asynchronous programming.

This part includes the following chapters:

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  • Learn JavaScript, async programming, and event-driven architectures in Node.js
  • Discover best practices for secure deployment and testing of Node.js apps
  • Build a feature-rich web app from scratch using MongoDB, Express.js, and passport.js, including testing
  • Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

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Node.js is a runtime environment that revolutionizes server-side JavaScript development and combines high performance, a unified language stack, a rich ecosystem of packages, and scalability, empowering developers to build efficient, scalable, and versatile applications across a range of use cases. Node.js for Beginners takes you on a progressive learning path, starting with the basics and gradually advancing to complex topics that will give you the skills needed to leverage Node.js. First, you’ll delve into Node.js fundamentals and refresh your knowledge of JavaScript before transitioning to the development of modern web applications using Node.js, Express.js, and MongoDB. You’ll explore and get hands-on with complex topics such as asynchronous programming, npm libraries, event-driven patterns for HTTP servers, RESTful API, JSON Web Tokens, and more. The final chapters will guide you through the deployment process, offering insights into various strategies, including bare metal setups, virtual machines, and containerization with Docker. You’ll also be guided through the use of Process Manager 2 (PM2) for efficient process management. By the end of this Node.js book, you'll have the skills to craft, test, and deploy Node.js web applications confidently and use this powerful stack in your day-to-day projects.

What you will learn

Build solid and secure Node.js applications from scratch Discover how to consume and publish npm packages effectively Master patterns for refactoring and evolving your applications over time Gain a deep understanding of essential web development principles, including HTTP, RESTful API design, JWT, authentication, authorization, and error handling Implement robust testing strategies to enhance the quality and reliability of your applications Deploy your Node.js applications to production environments using Docker and PM2

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Publication date : May 10, 2024
Length 382 pages
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Language : English
ISBN-13 : 9781803245171
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Publication date : May 10, 2024
Length 382 pages
Edition : 1st Edition
Language : English
ISBN-13 : 9781803245171
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Table of Contents

25 Chapters
Preface Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
1. Part 1: Node.js Overview and JavaScript Language Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
2. Chapter 1: Introduction to Node.js Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
3. Chapter 2: Setting Up the Development Environment Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
4. Chapter 3: JavaScript Fundamentals Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
5. Chapter 4: Asynchronous Programming Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
6. Part 2: Node.js Ecosystem and Architecture Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
7. Chapter 5: Node.js Core Libraries Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
8. Chapter 6: External Modules and npm Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
9. Chapter 7: Event-Driven Architecture Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
10. Chapter 8: Testing in Node.js Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
11. Part 3: Web Application Fundamentals Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
12. Chapter 9: Handling HTTP and REST APIs Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
13. Chapter 10: Building Web Applications with Express Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
14. Part 4: Building Solid Web Applications with Node.js Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
15. Chapter 11: Building a Web Application Project from Scratch Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
16. Chapter 12: Data Persistence with MongoDB Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
17. Chapter 13: User Authentication and Authorization with Passport.js Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
18. Chapter 14: Error Handling in Node.js Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
19. Chapter 15: Securing Web Applications Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
20. Part 5: Mastering Node.js Deployment and Portability Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
21. Chapter 16: Deploying Node.js Applications Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
22. Chapter 17: Dockerizing a Node.js Application Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
23. Index Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
24. Other Books You May Enjoy Chevron down icon Chevron up icon

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