Creating and deploying Express web applications using Node.js and MongoDB cartridges

In this recipe, you will build a Node.js application from scratch using the Express web framework and MongoDB. I have chosen Express because it is very easy to use and is a popular web framework in the Node community. You can run any other web framework, such as Geddy, on OpenShift as well.

You will develop a job store application that will allow users to post job openings for a company. The application will be a single-page web application ( built using the Backbone.js ( frontend. The application can do the following:

  • When a user goes to the / URL of the application, the user will see a ...

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