Node Cookbook Second Edition

Node Cookbook Second Edition

David Mark Clements

Language: English

Pages: 390

ISBN: 1783280433

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Over 50 recipes to master the art of asynchronous serverside JavaScript using Node.js, with coverage of Express 4 and Socket.IO frameworks and the new Streams API

About This Book

  • Work with JSON, XML, web sockets to make the most of asynchronous programming
  • Extensive code samples covering Express 4 and Socket.IO
  • Learn how to process data with streams and create specialized streams
  • Packed with practical recipes taking you from the basics to extending Node with your own modules

Who This Book Is For

If you have some knowledge of JavaScript and want to build fast, efficient, scalable client-server solutions, then Node Cookbook Second Edition is for you. Knowledge of Node will be an advantage but is not required. Experienced users of Node will be able to improve their skills.

What You Will Learn

  • Create different kinds of servers
  • Manipulate all kinds of data
  • Interface with various databases
  • Use streams for efficient, powerful data shuffling
  • Create real-time apps
  • Create command-line apps
  • Write and publish your own modules
  • Work with the Express framework
  • Get to grips with the module ecosystem
  • Explore with external remote APIs
  • Learn various security, encryption, and authentication techniques

In Detail

Node Cookbook Second Edition shows you how to transfer your JavaScript skills to server-side programming. It will talk you through the various server-side scenarios, often saving you time and effort by demonstrating best practices and showing you how to avoid security faux pas.

Beginning with making your own web server, the recipes are designed to allow smooth progression through Node in order to help you design full web applications, command-line applications, and Node modules.

There's also extensive coverage on using popular frameworks such as Express 4 and Socket.IO, writing your own Node modules and different ways to take your apps live.

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