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Building Scalable Apps with Redis and Node.js by Joshua Johanan

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What you need for this book

A computer and an editor! Node.js is cross-platform; so Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux will all work. You can use any text editor, although I will be using Sublime Text 2 for some of the coding. I will also use an IDE for other parts, which is JetBrains PyCharm, with its Node.js module installed. You can use PyCharm, WebStorm, or IntelliJ IDEA from JetBrains, as they are all cross-platform.

You will also need the latest (at the time of this writing) version of Node.js, which is v0.10.26. The API could change (it has changed previously), so later versions could cause issues. The version of each Node package will be shown to you when you first go to install and use it.

The level of expertise you will need is just a little ...

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