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Node.js makes it far easier to create fast, compact, and reliable web/network applications and web servers, and is rapidly becoming indispensable to modern web developers.
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 you line-by-line through carefully crafted examples, demonstrating proven techniques for creating highly efficient applications and servers.
Node.js makes it easier than it’s ever been to create fast, compact, and reliable web/network applications and web servers. Building on extraordinary “word-of-mouth,” Node.js adoption is accelerating — rapidly reaching “critical mass” as a must-know web development technology. Now, for the first time, there’s a 100% practical tutorial and reference for every Node.js newcomer or recent adopter.
Unlike other Node.js books, Learning Node.js doesn’t simply tour the API or overwhelm you with theory. Instead, pioneering web developer Marc Wandschneider brings together all the knowledge you need to build outstanding web solutions with Node.js. After introducing the technology and demonstrating why it’s so valuable and exciting, Wandschneider shows how to:
About the Author
Marc Wandschneider co-founded Adylitica, a leading specialist in massively scalable web and mobile app design and development. He travels the globe, consulting as a lead manager for software projects and teams. A graduate of McGill University’s School of Computer Science, he spent five years at Microsoft, developing and managing developers on the Visual Basic, Visual J++, and .NET Windows Forms teams.
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2. Learning to Walk
4. Learning to Run
6. Some Key Features and Modules
7. Databases I: Working with Popular NoSQL Databases
8. Databases II: Traditional Relational Databases
9. Common JSON/Web Server Tasks
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