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Node.js Web Development. - Fourth Edition

By : David Herron
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Node.js Web Development. - Fourth Edition

By: David Herron

Overview of this book

Node.js is a server-side JavaScript platform using an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model allowing users to build fast and scalable data-intensive applications running in real time. This book gives you an excellent starting point, bringing you straight to the heart of developing web applications with Node.js. You will progress from a rudimentary knowledge of JavaScript and server-side development to being able to create, maintain, deploy and test your own Node.js application.You will understand the importance of transitioning to functions that return Promise objects, and the difference between fs, fs/promises and fs-extra. With this book you'll learn how to use the HTTP Server and Client objects, data storage with both SQL and MongoDB databases, real-time applications with Socket.IO, mobile-first theming with Bootstrap, microservice deployment with Docker, authenticating against third-party services using OAuth, and use some well known tools to beef up security of Express 4.16 applications.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Title Page
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The possibilities for using Bootstrap are endless. While we covered a lot of material, we only touched the surface, and we could have done much more to the Notes application.

You learned what the Twitter Bootstrap framework can do. Bootstrap's goal is to make mobile-responsive development easy. We used Bootstrap to make great improvements to the way the Notes app looks and feels. We customized Bootstrap, dipping our toes into generating a custom theme.

Now, we want to get back to writing Node.js code. We left off Chapter 5, Your First Express Application, with the problem of persistence so that the Notes application can be stopped and restarted without losing our notes. In Chapter 7, Data Storage and Retrieval, we'll dive into using databases to store our data.

To give ourselves some experience with the ES6 Module format, we'll rewrite the Notes application accordingly.