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Node Security by Dominic Barnes

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Chapter 3. Application Considerations

Now it's time to deal with real-world applications! As mentioned before, one of Node.js platform's killer features is the wealth of modules and rapidly moving community. It is still important to audit every module that you use for security, but using modules is likely going to become an indispensable part of your workflow.

Because of its immense popularity, I will be writing my code examples to specifically targeting Express applications. This should cover the vast majority of Node.js applications out there today, but many of the concepts we will cover apply to any platform.

Introduction to Express

Express is a minimal web development framework for Node.js that focuses on remaining small, yet robust. It is built ...

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