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Full Stack JavaScript: Learn Backbone.js, Node.js, and MongoDB

Full Stack JavaScript: Learn Backbone.js, Node.js, and MongoDB

by Azat Mardan


Learn agile JavaScript web development using the latest cutting-edge front-end and back-end technologies including Node.js, MongoDB, Backbone.js,, Heroku, and Microsoft Azure. Using a key project example of a message board app, you will learn the foundations of a typical web application: fetching data, displaying it, and submitting new data. Practical examples of the app build are provided with multiple technologies and all code examples are in full color.

This book will save you many hours by providing a hand-picked and tested collection of quick start guides that will enable you to spend less time learning and more time building your own applications. Completely updated for this second edition, Full Stack JavaScript uses current versions of all technologies, including ES6/ES2015 and the latest versions of Node and npm. Prototype fast and ship code that matters!

What You'll Learn

• Use a collection of quick start guides, tutorials, and suggestions, to enhance several development apps
• Review virtually all setup and deployment step-by-step.
• Work with Chat web/mobile applications
• Put front-end and back-end components together and deploy them to production environment

Who This Book Is For

Programmers who want to learn more about effective JavaScript coding

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484237199
Publisher: Springer Nature B.V.
Publication date: 07/10/2019
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Azat Mardan is a Software Engineering Leader at, and a JavaScript/Node.js expert with several online courses on Udemy and Node University, and 12 books published on the topic, including top-sellers React Quickly (Manning, 2016), Full Stack JavaScript (Apress, 2015), Practical Node.js (Apress, 2014), andPro Express.js (Apress, 2014).

In his spare time, Azat writes about tech on, speaks at conferences, and contributes to open-source. Before becoming an expert in Node.js, Azat finished his Master’s in Information Systems Technology; and worked at U.S. federal government agencies, small startups, and big corporations with various technologies such as Java, SQL, PHP, Ruby, etc.

Azat is passionate about technology and finance, as well as new ways of educating and empowering people.

Table of Contents

Part I. Quick Start

1. Basics

2. Setup

Part II. Front-End Prototyping

3. Getting Data from Backend Using jQuery and Parse

4. Intro to Backbone.js.

5. Backbone.js and

Part III. Back-End Prototyping

6. Intro to Node.js

7. Intro to MongoDB

8. Putting Frontend and Backend Together

9. Conclusion

Appendix. Further Reading

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