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Web Development with MongoDB and Node - Third Edition

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Web Development with MongoDB and Node - Third Edition

Overview of this book

Node.js builds fast, scalable network applications while MongoDB is the perfect fit as a high-performance, open source NoSQL database solution. The combination of these two technologies offers high performance and scalability and helps in building fast, scalable network applications. Together they provide the power for manage any form of data as well as speed of delivery. This book will help you to get these two technologies working together to build web applications quickly and easily, with effortless deployment to the cloud. You will also learn about angular 4, which consumes pure JSON APOIs from a hapi server. The book begins by setting up your development environment, running you through the steps necessary to get the main application server up-and-running. Then you will see how to use Node.js to connect to a MongoDB database and perform data manipulations. From here on, the book will take you through integration with third-party tools to interact with web apps. You will see how to use controllers and view models to generate reusable code that will reduce development time. Toward the end, the book supplies tests to properly execute your code and take your skills to the next level with the most popular frameworks for developing web applications. By the end of the book, you will have a running web application developed with MongoDB, Node.js, and some of the most powerful and popular frameworks.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Title Page
About the Authors
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Installing Node.js

The Node.js installer can be easily obtained by visiting the official Node website and accessing the downloads section. Once there, be sure to download the correct version depending on your OS and CPU (32-bit or 64-bit). As an alternative, you can also use OS-specific package managers to install this. Depending on the OS you are using, just jump into the specific subsection to get more details on the steps to be followed.


You can jump into the Node.js download sections by following this link:

Mac OS X

There is a universal installer available from the Node website specifically for OS X.

We need to follow these steps to install Node.js on a Mac:

  1. Visit the download page of the Node.js official website as mentioned earlier and click on the Mac OS X installer, which is independent of the processor type (32 or 64-bit).
  2. Once the download is complete, double-click on the .pkg file, which will launch the Node installer.
  3. Proceed through each step of...