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Learning Node.js: A Hands-On Guide to Building Web Applications in JavaScript, 2nd Edition

Learning Node.js: A Hands-On Guide to Building Web Applications in JavaScript, 2nd Edition

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  • Copyright 2017
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9"
  • Pages: 350
  • Edition: 2nd
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-466383-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-466383-8

Learning Node.js brings together the knowledge and JavaScript code needed to build master the Node.js platform and build server-side applications with extraordinary speed and scalability.

You’ll start by installing and running Node.js, understanding the extensions it uses, and quickly writing your first app. Next, building on the basics, you’ll write more capable application servers and extend them with today’s most powerful Node.js tools and modules. Finally, you’ll discover today’s best practices for testing, running Node.js code on production servers, and writing command-line utilities.

Throughout the book, author Marc Wandschneider teaches by walking the reader line-by-line through carefully crafted examples, demonstrating proven techniques for creating highly efficient applications and servers.

  • Build Node.js solutions that leverage current JavaScript skills Master Node.js nonblocking IO and async programming
  • Handle more requests and increase an application’s flexibility
  • Use and write modules
  • Perform common JSON/web server tasks
  • Use browsers to generate pages on the fly via Ajax calls and template libraries
  • Simplify development with the express framework
  • Create database back-ends using popular NoSQL and relational databases
  • Deploy and run Node.js apps on Unix/OS X or Windows servers
  • Take advantage of multiprocessor hardware
  • Support virtual hosts and SSL/HTTPS security
  • Test Node.js programs that mix synchronous, async, and RESTful server API functionality

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: Learning to Walk

1. Getting Started
2. A Closer Look at JavaScript
3. Asynchronous Programming

Part II: Learning to Run

4. Writing Simple Applications
5. Modules
6. Expanding Your Web Server

Part III: Writing Web Applications

7. Building Web Applications with Express
8. Databases I: NoSQL (MongoDB)
9. Databases II: SQL (MySQL)

Part IV: Getting the Most Out of Node.js

10. Deployment and Development I: Rolling Your Own
11. Deployment and Development II: Heroku and Azure
12. Command-Line Programming
13. Testing

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