9. Working with Node.js

Overview

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to describe the basics of and use Node.js to build basic web applications; differentiate between synchronous and asynchronous processing; use Node Package Manager (npm) to add, remove, and update the packages with your command-line interface; use built-in and thirdparty node modules; run MySQL and MongoDB databases; and build realtime web applications using WebSocket, and more.

Introduction

So far, you have covered the fundamentals and core basics of JavaScript. This includes understanding the core syntax of building interactive web-based programs using JavaScript code. A strong understanding of the foundation of this programming language will enable us to take ...

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