Node.js is a modern web framework that allows you to build rich
applications. As a developer, you need to know just one programming
language to build an application that can be executed anywhere, be it
the server, console, browser, or on your mobile phone.
This course begins with explaining how Node.js works and what its
architecture is all about. You will then learn to create your first
Node.js application and also create a command line tool for Node.js.
Next, you will learn how to work with commander.js and use the event
emitter because events are a powerful extension that can be used in our
The course will then teach you to use and define streams and
transformers, after which you will be skilled to build a web server with
Express.js. This will be followed by taking you through how to read,
write, and manipulate files in the file system with Node.js. You will
even learn how to create micro services with the loopback API framework
and Seneca.js, post which we will scale our node.js application and test
our code. Finally, you will complete your learning journey by using
these APIs to create a web server, access file system, and create
With this course, you will be able to build your own tools, along with big network and real-time applications.
About The Author
Joris Hermans is a Senior Software Developer with more than 10 years of experience in programming for the web. He has worked for an online directory company creating web applications that hits traffic of more than a million page views a week. Now he works in the R&D department of a big automation company. He has a lot of experience in building large-scale web applications. He participates in a lot of discussions regarding the web and his specifications. He likes to follow new technological trends and hypes.