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MEAN Web Development

By : Amos Q. Haviv
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MEAN Web Development

By: Amos Q. Haviv

Overview of this book

The MEAN stack is a collection of the most popular modern tools for web development; it comprises MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js. Starting with MEAN core frameworks, this project-based guide will explain the key concepts of each framework, how to set them up properly, and how to use popular modules to connect it all together. By following the real-world examples shown in this tutorial, you will scaffold your MEAN application architecture, add an authentication layer, and develop an MVC structure to support your project development. Finally, you will walk through the different tools and frameworks that will help expedite your daily development cycles. Watch how your application development grows by learning from the only guide that is solely orientated towards building a full, end-to-end, real-time application using the MEAN stack!
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
MEAN Web Development
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Debugging Express with node-inspector

Debugging the Express part of your MEAN application can be a complicated task. Fortunately, there is a great tool that solves this issue called node-inspector. Node-inspector is a debugging tool for Node.js applications that use the Blink (a WebKit Fork) Developer Tools. In fact, developers using Google's Chrome browser will notice that node-inspector's interface is very similar to the Chrome Developer Tools' interface. Node-inspector supports some pretty powerful debugging features:

  • Source code files navigation

  • Breakpoints manipulation

  • Stepping over, stepping in, stepping out, and resuming execution

  • Variable and properties inspection

  • Live code editing

When running node-inspector, it will create a new web server and attach to your running MEAN application source code. To debug your application, you will need to access the node-inspector interface using a compatible web browser. You will then be able to use node-inspector to debug your application code using...