Your First Week With Node.js


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Your First Week With Node.js

Published February 2018

Blazingly Fast Web Apps

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.

From a beginner’s point of view, one of Node’s obvious advantages is that it uses JavaScript, a ubiquitous language that many developers are comfortable with. If you can write JavaScript for the client-side, writing server-side applications with Node should not be too much of a stretch for you.

In this book, we’ll offer a beginner’s introduction to Node and its related technologies, and get you under way writing your first Node applications.

It contains:

This book is for anyone who wants to start learning server-side development with Node.js. Familiarity with JavaScript is assumed, but we don’t assume any previous back-end development experience.

Oh yeah, and the whole SitePoint library! Learn More.

What you'll learn

  • Understand what Node is, and when you would use it
  • Get up to speed with npm
  • Build your first MEAN stack app
  • PDF, EPUB, MOBI 136 pg

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