Learning Node.js, Second Edition

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Description

Learning Node.js LiveLessons provides developers with a practical introduction to Node.js, an important platform for developing web and network applications.

Marc Wandschneider has more than 20 years of experience as a developer and is the author of two programming books and one other LiveLessons video training. In this video training, Marc starts by introducing Node.js, installing, and running it. The video then moves into writing JSON servers, web applications, client-side templates, and continues by covering database access to both SQL and NoSQL database servers.

After watching this video, developers will begin to understand why Node.js inspires so much passion, and they will be able to write fast, compact, and reliable applications and web server.

What’s New

The second edition updates coverage of Node.js to reflect changes in the technology and how it is used in the three years since the first edition was published:

  • Explanation of Node’s new versioning scheme
  • Updated coverage of Streams
  • New coverage of installation using pre-build installers rather than from source code
  • New coverage of Mongoose in the section on MongoDB
  • New information about deploying Node on Heroku and Azure
  • Expansion of coverage on testing

What You Will Learn:

  • Why Node is really exciting
  • How Node is hugely innovative and new
  • How not to be afraid of JavaScript and indeed how to embrace it
  • How to write fast, compact, and reliable application and web servers
  • How to stay up to date with the latest in web application design and techniques

Who Should Take This Course

  • Web developers and instructors who want to quickly get up to speed with the fundamentals of Node.js

Course Requirements

  • Basic understanding of JavaScript and web development

About LiveLessons

LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more.

Meet your instructor

Marc Wandschneider

Marc Wandschneider has worked extensively with open source and web development platforms. He travels the globe, consulting as a lead manager for software projects and teams. He is the author of the book Learning Node.js (Addison-Wesley) and the video courses Learning AngularJS and Learning Node.js LiveLessons. A graduate of the McGill University School of Computer Science, he spent five years working for Microsoft, where he developed and managed developers on the Visual Basic, Visual J++, and .NET Windows Forms teams.
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Experience Level

Intermediate Introductory

Learning Partner

Pearson

Program Type

Course

Subject

IT Programming