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Node.js Web Development - Third Edition

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Learn
  • Install and use Node.js for both development and deployment
  • Use the Express application framework
  • Configure Bootstrap for mobile-first theming
  • Use data storage engines such as MySQL, SQLITE3, and MongoDB
  • Understand user authentication methods, including OAuth, with third-party services
  • Deploy Node.js to live servers, including microservice development with Docker
  • Perform unit testing with Mocha
  • Perform functional testing of the web application with CasperJS
About

Node.js is a server-side JavaScript platform using an event driven, non-blocking I/O model allowing users to build fast and scalable data-intensive applications running in real time. Node.js Web Development shows JavaScript is not just for browser-side applications. It can be used for server-side web application development, real-time applications, microservices, and much more.

This book gives you an excellent starting point, bringing you straight to the heart of developing web applications with Node.js. You will progress from a rudimentary knowledge of JavaScript and server-side development to being able to create and maintain your own Node.js application. With this book you'll learn how to use the HTTP Server and Client objects, data storage with both SQL and MongoDB databases, real-time applications with Socket.IO, mobile-first theming with Bootstrap, microservice deployment with Docker, authenticating against third-party services using OAuth, and much more.

Features
  • Learn about server-side JavaScript with Node.js and Node modules through the most up-to-date book on Node.js web development
  • Understand website development both with and without the Connect/Express web application framework
  • Develop both HTTP server and client applications
Page Count 376
Course Length 11 hours 16 minutes
ISBN 9781785881503
Date Of Publication 26 Jun 2016

Authors

David Herron

David Herron is a software engineer in Silicon Valley, working on projects from an X.400 e-mail server to assist launching the OpenJDK project, to Yahoo's Node.js application-hosting platform, and applications to monitor solar power array performance. David writes about electric vehicles, environmental issues, and green technology on LongTailPipe, and about other topics, including Node.js, Drupal, and Doctor Who on TechSparx. Using Node.js he developed AkashaCMS.