Node.js: Related Tools & Skills

While there have been quite a few attempts to get JavaScript working as a server-side language, Node.js (frequently just called Node) has been the first environment that's gained any traction. It's now used by companies such as Netflix, Uber and Paypal to power their web apps. Node allows for blazingly fast performance; thanks to its event loop model, common tasks like network connection and database I/O can be executed very quickly indeed.In this book, we'll take a look at a selection of the related tools and skills that will make you a much more productive Node developer.It contains:Unit Test Your JavaScript Using Mocha and Chai by Jani HartikainenAn Introduction to Functional JavaScript by M. David GreenAn Introduction to Gulp.js by Craig BucklerA Side-by-side Comparison of Express, Koa and Hapi.js by Olayinka OmoleAn Introduction to Sails.js by Ahmed BouchefraBuilding Apps and Services with the Hapi.js Framework by Mark BrownCreate New Express.js Apps in Minutes with Express Generator by Paul SauveLocal Authentication Using Passport in Node.js by Paul OracAn Introduction to MongoDB by Manjunath MThis book is for anyone who wants to start learning server-side development with Node.js. Familiarity with JavaScript is assumed.

Author: Craig Buckler

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