Node.JS Web Development – Third Edition

Create real-time server-side applications with this practical, step-by-step guideAbout This BookLearn about server-side JavaScript with Node.js and Node modules through the most up-to-date book on Node.js web developmentUnderstand website development both with and without the Connect/Express web application frameworkDevelop both HTTP server and client applicationsWho This Book Is ForThis book is for anybody looking for an alternative to the "P" languages (Perl, PHP, and Python), or anyone looking for a new paradigm of server-side application development. You should have at least a rudimentary understanding of JavaScript and web application development.What You Will LearnInstall and use Node.js for both development and deploymentUse the Express application frameworkConfigure Bootstrap for mobile-first themingUse data storage engines such as MySQL, SQLITE3, and MongoDBUnderstand user authentication methods, including OAuth, with third-party servicesDeploy Node.js to live servers, including microservice development with DockerPerform unit testing with MochaPerform functional testing of the web application with CasperJSIn DetailNode.js is a server-side JavaScript platform using an event driven, non-blocking I/O model allowing users to build fast and scalable data-intensive applications running in real time. Node.js Web Development shows JavaScript is not just for browser-side applications. It can be used for server-side web application development, real-time applications, microservices, and much more.This book gives you an excellent starting point, bringing you straight to the heart of developing web applications with Node.js. You will progress from a rudimentary knowledge of JavaScript and server-side development to being able to create and maintain your own Node.js application. With this book you'll learn how to use the HTTP Server and Client objects, data storage with both SQL and MongoDB databases, real-time applications with Socket.IO, mobile-first theming with Bootstrap, microservice deployment with Docker, authenticating against third-party services using OAuth, and much more.Style and ApproachThis book is a practical guide for anyone looking to develop striking and robust web applications using Node.js.

Author: David Herron

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