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About the Book
You've decided to use Node.js for your next project and you need the skills to implement Node in production. It would be great to have Node experts Alex Young and Marc Harter at your side to help you tackle those day-to-day challenges. With this book, you can!
Node.js in Practice is a collection of 115 thoroughly tested examples and instantly useful techniques guaranteed to make any Node application go more smoothly. Following a common-sense Problem/Solution format, these experience-fueled techniques cover important topics like event-based programming, streams, integrating external applications, and deployment. The abundantly annotated code makes the examples easy to follow, and techniques are organized into logical clusters, so it's a snap to find what you're looking for.
- Common usage examples, from basic to advanced
- Designing and writing modules
- Testing and debugging Node apps
- Integrating Node into existing systems
About the Authors
Table of Contents
PART 1 NODE FUNDAMENTALS
- Getting started
- Globals: Node's environment
- Buffers: Working with bits, bytes, and encodings
- Events: Mastering EventEmitter and beyond
- Streams: Node's most powerful and misunderstood feature
- File system: Synchronous and asynchronous approaches
- Networking: Node's true "Hello, World"
- Child processes: Integrating external applications with Node
PART 2 REAL-WORLD RECIPES
- The Web: Build leaner and meaner web applications
- Tests: The key to confident code
- Debugging: Designing for introspection and resolving issues
- Node in production: Deploying applications safely
PART 3 WRITING MODULES
- Writing modules: Mastering what Node is all about
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About the Author
Alex R. Young