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Learning Azure DocumentDB by Riccardo Becker

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Chapter 6. Using Node.js to Access Your Database

In this chapter, we'll see how to operate against DocumentDB using Node.js. There are different APIs and SDKs available for DocumentDB, such as .NET, Java, Python, Node.js, and JavaScript. For all other programming environments and platforms, there is the possibility to use the REST interface.

In this chapter, we will cover the following:

  • Learn how to setup your development environment for Node.js
  • Perform some basic operations against DocumentDB using Node.js
  • Deploy a Node.js application to Microsoft Azure and test it

Introducing Node.js

Node.js is gaining a lot of popularity during the last years and more and more developers embrace Node.js. But what is it and why should we use it?

What is Node.js?

Node.js ...

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