Learning Node: Moving to the Server-Side, 2nd Edition

Learning Node: Moving to the Server-Side, 2nd Edition
Learning Node: Moving to the Server-Side, 2nd Edition by Shelley Powers
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1491943120 | 250 Pages | True PDF | 13 MB

Take your web development skills from browser to server with Node—and learn how to write fast, highly scalable network applications on this JavaScript-based platform. Updated for the latest Node Long Term Support (LTS) and Node Current (6.0) releases, this hands-on edition helps you master Node’s core fundamentals and gain experience with several built-in and contributed modules.
Get up to speed on Node’s event-driven, asynchronous I/O model for developing data-intensive applications that are frequently accessed but computationally simple. If you’re comfortable working with JavaScript, this book provides many programming and deployment examples to help you take advantage of server-side development with Node.

  • Explore the frameworks and functionality for full-stack Node development
  • Dive into Node’s module system and package management support
  • Test your application or module code on the fly with Node’s REPL console
  • Use core Node modules to build web applications and an HTTP server
  • Learn Node’s support for networks, security, and sockets
  • Access operating system functionality with child processes
  • Learn tools and techniques for Node development and production
  • Use Node in microcontrollers, microcomputers, and the Internet of Things