A Quick Start Guide to Node.js

Video description

Explore the basics of Node.js and understand its role in web applications

About This Video

  • Become familiar with the fundamentals of Node.js
  • Learn how to write flawless Node code
  • Explore how modules work and use them within your code

In Detail

Node.js is a lean, open-source, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment for building robust and scalable network and desktop applications. This fast-paced video course will help you to get to grips with Node.js and its applications in no time.

The course starts with a brief introduction to Node.js and shows you how to configure your developer environment by installing and setting up Node.js. You’ll discover how modules work and set up a local webserver to load files. With the help of step-by-step video demonstrations, you’ll create and read files from your computer and output HTML files directly to your browser using Node.js. In addition to this, you’ll learn how to utilize prebuilt Node modules within your own code with the help of Node Package Manager (NPM).

By the end of this course, you’ll be well-versed with the basics of Node.js and get ready to explore Node further to build web applications.

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Product information

  • Title: A Quick Start Guide to Node.js
  • Author(s): Laurence Svekis
  • Release date: August 2020
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781800568952