Node.js: An Introduction

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Published March 2014

A concise introduction to Node.js for back-end developers

At the end of this course, you’ll have a good grasp of the fundamentals of Node.js, and will be ready to start building your own Node applications.

What you'll learn

This course provides a concise introduction to Node.js for back-end developers. During the course, you’ll learn:

  • Discover what Node.js is and why it’s becoming so popular
  • Create and manage modules using npm, the Node package manager
  • Use the Connect and Express frameworks to create web applications
  • Access and work with databases
  • Combine Node.js and AngularJS to create a single-page application that uses web sockets for push notifications.
  • Closed captions available
Meet your instructor
Golo Roden

founder and technical visionary of @thenativeweb_io. loves javascript, node.js, apples and raspberries. favors unix and the shell. spreads knowledge.

Lesson 1: Installing Node.js
Free Installing Node.js 12:52
Lesson 2: Writing an HTTP server
Free Writing an HTTP server 14:54
Lesson 3: Using modules
Using modules, part 1 18:18
Using modules, part 2 16:51
Lesson 4: Building middleware with Connect
Building middleware with Connect 15:53
Lesson 5: Building web applications with Express
Building web applications with Express 17:58
Lesson 6: Querying databases
Querying databases 17:15
Lesson 7: Going real-time
Free Introducing AngularJS 12:50
Building a single page app 22:04

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