Professional Node.js: Building Javascript Based Scalable Software

Professional Node.js: Building Javascript Based Scalable Software

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by Pedro Teixeira
     
 

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Learn to build fast and scalable software in JavaScript with Node.js

Node.js is a powerful and popular new framework for writing scalable network programs using JavaScript. This no nonsense book begins with an overview of Node.js and then quickly dives into the code, core concepts, and APIs. In-depth coverage pares down the essentials to cover debugging,

Overview

Learn to build fast and scalable software in JavaScript with Node.js

Node.js is a powerful and popular new framework for writing scalable network programs using JavaScript. This no nonsense book begins with an overview of Node.js and then quickly dives into the code, core concepts, and APIs. In-depth coverage pares down the essentials to cover debugging, unit testing, and flow control so that you can start building and testing your own modules right away.

  • Covers node and asynchronous programming main concepts
  • Addresses the basics: modules, buffers, events, and timers
  • Explores streams, file systems, networking, and automated unit testing
  • Goes beyond the basics, and shares techniques and tools for debugging, unit testing, and flow control

If you already know JavaScript and are curious about the power of Node.js, then this is the ideal book for you.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118185469
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/30/2012
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
627,950
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 3.00(d)

Meet the Author

Pedro Teixeira is a prolific open-source programmer and author of many Node.js modules. He is a founding partner of The Node Firm and a senior programmer at Nodejitsu Inc., the leading Node.js platform-as-a-service provider. He is also the author of the popular Node Tuts screencasts.

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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Professional Node.js: Building Javascript Based Scalable Software 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Ayp More than 1 year ago
This book introduces Node.js and various related technologies. It starts off with how to install Node.js and covers the Core API, how to fo File Processing, Streams and Networking, how to build Web Applications and connect to databases like MongoDB, MySQL, CouchDB etc. It specifically covers about event driven programming on the Server Side, using buffers to encode/decode binary data, how to do event binding, creating and controlling external processes, building TCP Servers, HTTP Servers, HTTP Client, securing using HTTPS, using Express.JS, SOCKET.IO etc. The book is easy to read and very understandable.