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MEAN Web Development - Second Edition

By : Amos Q. Haviv
Book Image

MEAN Web Development - Second Edition

By: Amos Q. Haviv

Overview of this book

The MEAN stack is a collection of the most popular modern tools for web development that helps you build fast, robust, and maintainable web applications. Starting with the MEAN core frameworks, this pragmatic 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. You will learn the best practices of maintaining clear and simple code and will see how to avoid common pitfalls. 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 Second Edition
About the Author
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Introducing JavaScript testing

As you already know, in the past couple of years, JavaScript has evolved dramatically. It was once a simple scripting language made for small web applications, but now it's the backbone for complex architectures, both in the server and the browser. However, this evolution has put developers in a situation where they need to manually manage a large code base that remained uncovered in terms of automated testing. While our fellow Java, .NET, or Ruby developers have been safely writing and running their tests, JavaScript developers remained in an uncharted territory, with the burden of figuring out how to properly test their applications. Lately, this void has been filled with the formation of new tools and testing frameworks written by the talented JavaScript community members. In this chapter, we'll cover some of these popular tools, but keep in mind that this field is fairly new and is constantly changing, so you'll also have to keep an eye out for newly emerging...