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

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by Marc Wandschneider
     
 

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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,

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321910578
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
07/03/2013
Series:
Learning Series
Pages:
281
Sales rank:
1,292,988
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet 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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