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Node.js in Action, Second Edition

Node.js in Action, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Mike Cantelon, Alex Young, Marc Harter, TJ Holowaychuk, Nathan Rajlich

Oct 2017, Paperback
ISBN13: 9781617292576
ISBN10: 1617292575
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DESCRIPTION

JavaScript on the server? You bet! Node.js is a JavaScript framework

that can be used to create scalable, high-performance web applications.

Using asynchronous I/O, the server can do more than one thing at a

time, a key requirement for real-time apps like chat, games, and live

statistics.Node.js in Action, Second Edition is a thoroughly-revised new edition

that starts at square one and guides readers through all the features,

techniques, and concepts needed to build production-quality Node

applications. The book dives into the many different uses of Node:

traditional web applications, real-time web applications, non-web

network applications, and even desktop applications. It also covers the

ongoing development of Node via io.js and the emerging ECMAScript

6 features.

KEY FEATURES

• Simplifies web application development

• Teaches Node.js from the ground up

• Outlines valuable online resources

• Application examples including chat, microblogging, and more

AUDIENCE

Perfect for a web developer transitioning from Rails, Django, or PHP.

Requires basic knowledge of JavaScript. No prior experience with Node.js

needed.

ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY

Node.js is a JavaScript framework that can be used to create scalable, highperformance

web applications. Using asynchronous I/O, the server can do

more than one thing at a time, a key requirement for real-time apps like

chat, games, and live statistics.

AUTHOR BIO

As skilled practitioners, expert teachers and trainers, and contributors to the

core framework, authors Mike Cantelon, Alex Young, Marc Harter, T.J.Holowaychuk, and Nathan Rajlich represent the best of the Node.js

development community.