Master the Node.js environment for JavaScript programming!

Node.js The Comprehensive Guide

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834 pages, , Print edition paperback
ISBN 978-1-4932-2292-6
834 pages,
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ISBN 978-1-4932-2293-3
834 pages, , Print edition paperback
E-book formats: EPUB, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-2294-0
If you’re developing server-side JavaScript applications, you need Node.js! Start with the basics of the Node.js environment: installation, application structure, and modules. Then follow detailed code examples to learn about web development using frameworks like Express and Nest. Learn about different approaches to asynchronous programming, including RxJS and data streams. Details on peripheral topics such as testing, security, and performance make this your all-in-one daily reference for Node.js!
  • Your complete guide to backend programming with JavaScript
  • Install the Node.js environment and learn to use core frameworks
  • Debug, scale, test, and optimize your applications
  • Consult and download practical code examples
About the Book About the E-book 834 pages, paperback, 1.7 in. Foreword by Philip Ackermann. Flexible reference book format 7 x 10 in., perfect-bound. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Reader-friendly serif font (TheAntiquaB 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (21.9 MB), EPUB (8.2 MB) file for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you’ll learn about:

  1. Getting Started with Node.js

    Begin your journey with Node.js. Learn about the core components of the environment such as the V8 engine and libraries. Then install Node.js and explore application development tools and the module system.

  2. Developing Applications

    Develop web applications by following practical code examples. Set up a web server using HTTP and develop apps step by step using the Express and Nest frameworks. Connect databases, generate interfaces using the REST server and GraphQL, implement command-line tools, handle asynchronous programming, and more.

  3. Managing Applications

    Manage your Node.js applications from development to deployment. Learn how to use package managers, implement tests, and protect against security threats. Get expert tips on scalability and performance to optimize your apps.

Highlights include:

  • Installation
  • Asynchronous programming
  • Application development
  • Modules
  • Express and Nest frameworks
  • Template engines
  • Database connectivity
  • Web sockets
  • Session handling
  • Deployment and operations
  • Security
  • Testing, performance, and scalability

Sebastian Springer is a JavaScript engineer at MaibornWolff. In addition to developing and designing both client-side and server-side JavaScript applications, he focuses on imparting knowledge.

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