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Node.js is a lean, open-source, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment for building robust and scalable network and desktop applications. This fast-paced video course will help you to get to grips with Node.js and its applications in no time.

The course starts with a brief introduction to Node.js and shows you how to configure your developer environment by installing and setting up Node.js. You’ll discover how modules work and set up a local webserver to load files. With the help of step-by-step video demonstrations, you’ll create and read files from your computer and output HTML files directly to your browser using Node.js. In addition to this, you’ll learn how to utilize prebuilt Node modules within your own code with the help of Node Package Manager (NPM).

By the end of this course, you’ll be well-versed with the basics of Node.js and get ready to explore Node further to build web applications. All the codes and assets of this title are uploaded at - https://github.com/PacktPublishing/A-Quick-Start-Guide-to-Node.js

Publication date:
August 2020
1 hour 16 minutes

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  • Laurence Svekis

    Laurence Svekis is an instructor. He has 18+ years' work experience in web development, providing smart digital solutions online for both small and enterprise-level businesses. An experienced web application developer, he has worked on multiple enterprise-level applications, hundreds of websites and business solutions, and many unique and innovative web applications. His web application development areas of expertise include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, PHP, and MySQL—in short, anything to do with web creation and digital experience. He is passionate about everything to do with web application development and programming to online marketing with a strong focus on social media and SEO.

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