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Accelerating Server-Side Development with Fastify

By : Manuel Spigolon, Maksim Sinik, Matteo Collina
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Book Image

Accelerating Server-Side Development with Fastify

5 (1)
By: Manuel Spigolon, Maksim Sinik, Matteo Collina

Overview of this book

This book is a complete guide to server-side app development in Fastify, written by the core contributors of this highly performant plugin-based web framework. Throughout the book, you’ll discover how it fosters code reuse, thereby improving your time to market. Starting with an introduction to Fastify’s fundamental concepts, this guide will lead you through the development of a real-world project while providing in-depth explanations of advanced topics to prepare you to build highly maintainable and scalable backend applications. The book offers comprehensive guidance on how to design, develop, and deploy RESTful applications, including detailed instructions for building reusable components that can be leveraged across multiple projects. The book presents guidelines for creating efficient, reliable, and easy-to-maintain real-world applications. It also offers practical advice on best practices, design patterns, and how to avoid common pitfalls encountered by developers while building backend applications. By following these guidelines and recommendations, you’ll be able to confidently design, implement, deploy, and maintain an application written in Fastify, and develop plugins and APIs to contribute to the Fastify and open source communities.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Part 1:Fastify Basics
Part 2:Build a Real-World Project
Part 3:Advanced Topics


As this ebook edition doesn't have fixed pagination, the page numbers below are hyperlinked for reference only, based on the printed edition of this book.


404 handler 72, 73

@fastify/autoload plugin 154


as API gateway 297-299

--require argument

reference link 308


after instance method 52, 53


configuration 127-130

reference link 123

API documentation

generating 360-362

API endpoints

asynchronous handlers 63, 64

bulk routes loading 62, 63

declaration variants 60

declaring 60

reply object 64

reply with errors 65-71

route options 61

synchronous handlers 63, 64

API gateway

@fastify/http-proxy, using as 297-299

microservice, exposing via 294

Nginx as 295-297

API versioning

filesystem-based routing prefixes 292

implementing 288

URL prefixes 290-292

version constraints 289, 290


optimizing 322