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TRAINING: Node.JS Fundamentals (July 6-7, 2016)

Posted by Steve Drucker on Jun 15, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Steve Drucker

During this two-day course from Fig Leaf Software, you'll learn about how to get NodeJS up and running. You'll review how to respond to http and websocket requests as well as query data from both relational and NOSQL databases. You'll use Jade templates to output dynamically constructed markup. You'll also learn how to quickly and easily create RESTful APIs by leveraging the Express.js framework and deploy your application as a service and implement clustering.

Dates: July 6-7, 2016 in Washington, DC and Online
Duration: 2 days

Course Prerequisites

  • Experienced developer, familiar with JavaScript
  • Have basic familiarity with event-driven programming models

Course Objectives

  • Install Node.js and run server-side JavaScript by REPL or file execution
  • Understand the opportunities Node.js is intended to address
  • Understand the Node.js non-blocking IO architectural approach
  • Implement built-in Node.js modules including net and http
  • Organize code using custom modules
  • Find and install modules using the npm package manager tool
  • Implement applications using the Node.js Express framework
  • Connect to Databases and Output Queries into HTML Tables

Course Outline

  1. Introducing the Course

  2. Introducing Node.js

    1. Introducing the Node.js Processing Model
    2. Considering Potential Use-Cases
    3. Installing and Running Node.js
    4. Exercise: Installing Node.js and running code
    5. Understanding Blocking and Callbacks
    6. Coding for Node.js
    7. Exercise: Creating a socket-based chat server
    8. Summary
    9. Review
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  3. Using Node.js Modules

    1. Introducing Node.js Modules
    2. Using Node.js Modules
    3. Using the HTTP Module
    4. Using the File System Module
    5. Creating your own custom modules
    6. Exercise: Creating a static HTTP server
    7. Accessing URL and Form Data
    8. Using built-in and third-party Javascripts
    9. Exercise: Routing HTTP requests and using third-party Javascript libraries as modules
    10. Summary
    11. Review

  4. Using the Express.JS Framework

    1. Using the Node.js Package Manager
    2. Introducing Express
    3. Creating an Express.js application
    4. Exercise: Installing Express and Creating a New Application
    5. Introducing POST handling, sessions, and public assets
    6. Exercise: Using Express.js and Session Management
    7. Summary
    8. Review

  5. Working with Databases

    1. SQL or NoSQL?
    2. Working with MySQL
    3. Exercise: Querying a MySQL Database
    4. Outputting structured data in a Jade template
    5. Exercise: Querying a MySQL Database
    6. Working with MongoDB and NoSQL databases
    7. Exercise: Interacting with a NoSQL Database
    8. Working with CouchDB
    9. Exercise: Interacting with CouchDB

  6. Professionally Implementing Web Service APIs

    1. Designing APIs
    2. Externalizing Configuration Information
    3. Implementing a REST API with Express.js

  7. Deploying Node.Js Applications

    1. Implementing Clustering
    2. Running Node.js as a service
    3. Logging and Monitoring Node.js performance

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Topics: NodeJS, Online Training, Washington DC, JavaScript

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