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Node.js beyond the basics

Rapid web application development for the cloud

Date:  26 Jun 2012 |Level: Intermediate |

1. Meet Node.js

Understand from a Java developer perspective what Node.js is (and isn't), how it works, and what its benefits are. Then see what developing a web application using Node looks like.

2. Download

Download Node.js for your platform along with npm, a package manager for Node. For UNIX (including Mac OS X) and Linux platforms, you'll also want nvm (Node Version Manager, a simple bash script for managing multiple active Node.js versions).

3. Build, test, deploy

Use Node.js and supporting frameworks to get a working application up and running in the cloud. Follow along with Andrew Glover as he shows you all the steps.

4. Review

Test your Node.js knowledge and skills.




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