Node.js from Ground Up for Beginners

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Node.js has been helping developers build fast and data-intensive, real-world networking applications since 2009. Node.js’s clients include top companies such as PayPal, LinkedIn, Netflix, and Uber. This course will help you to build a solid foundation in Node.js fundamentals with the help of practical examples.

The course starts by introducing you to Node.js and then takes you through its installation. Next, you will get to grips with the NPM package manager, the Node.js API, asynchronous versus synchronous functions, HTTP response codes, and different types of Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME). You’ll also find out how to handle Ajax requests and explore different types of HTTP request methods. As you make progress, you’ll learn how to simplify web servers with Express and use to build real-time chat messages and notifications. Towards the end, you’ll delve into session management, discover how to simplify sessions in Express, and understand the concepts of the MongoDB and templating engines.

By the end of this course, you’ll have become familiar with the basics of Node.js and developed the skills you need to modify the Document Object Model (DOM) confidently.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand Node.js and its libraries
  • Manage Ajax requests and Extensible Markup Language (XML) data in Node.js
  • Get to grips with basic routing in Express
  • Build real-time chat messages and notifications using
  • Discover how to connect your application to MongoDB
  • Find out how to set up Mustache with Express


This course is for web developers who want to use Node.js for building fast and scalable network applications. A basic understanding of JavaScript is required to get started with this course.

About The Author

Eduonix Learning Solutions: Eduonix learning Solutions is a premier training and skill development organization which was started with a vision to bring world class training content, pedagogy and best learning practices to everyone's doorsteps . Eduonix aims to identify and provide the best learning and training environment. It identifies industry veterans and content creators around the globe and bring it to the global audience using number of intuitive platforms for easy and affordable access to quality content. Eduonix offers easy to understand online courses and workshops for everyday people. If you have ever wanted to learn a new skill, but don't want to attend four years of college to do it, we have a solution for you.

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Introduction
    1. Introduction
    2. Installing Node.js
    3. Installing an Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
    4. Introduction to Node Package Manager (NPM)
    5. A Simple Web Server
  2. Chapter 2 : Serving Files with Node.js
    1. Introduction to the Node.js API
    2. Asynchronous vs. Synchronous Functions
    3. HTTP Response Codes
    4. Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension (MIME) Types
    5. Mini Project Introduction
    6. Mini Project Walkthrough
  3. Chapter 3 : Real-Time HTTP Request with Ajax
    1. Introduction to Ajax
    2. HTTP Request Methods
    3. Dealing with Ajax Requests in Node.js
    4. Dealing with Extensible Markup Language (XML) Data in Node.js
    5. Mini Project Introduction
    6. Mini Project Walkthrough
  4. Chapter 4 : Simplifying Web Servers with Express
    1. Introduction to Express
    2. Hello World with Express
    3. Basic Routing with Express
    4. Express Middleware
    5. Serving Static Files with Express
    6. Introduction to Mini Project
    7. Mini Project Walkthrough
  5. Chapter 5 : Real-time Chat Messages and Notifications with
    1. Introduction to
    2. Basic Usage
    3. Mini Project Introduction
    4. Mini Project Walkthrough
  6. Chapter 6 : Sessions with Express
    1. Introduction to Sessions
    2. How Sessions Work?
    3. Session Management with Cookies in Node.js
    4. Simplifying Sessions in Express
    5. Mini Project Introduction
    6. Mini Project Walkthrough
  7. Chapter 7 : Using MongoDB with Node.js
    1. Introduction to MongoDB
    2. Installing MongoDB
    3. Connect your App to MongoDB
    4. Inserting and Querying Data
    5. Updating and Deleting Data
    6. Mini Project Introduction
    7. Mini Project Walkthrough
  8. Chapter 8 : Templating with Express
    1. Introduction to Templating Engines
    2. Setting up Mustache with Express
    3. Advanced Mustache Usages
    4. Extracting GET Parameters from a URL
    5. Mini Project Introduction
    6. Mini Project Walkthrough

Product information

  • Title: Node.js from Ground Up for Beginners
  • Author(s): Eduonix Learning Solutions
  • Release date: November 2020
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781800563896