Essential Node.js for Web Developers

Javascript & HTML5
Location: Portland 251 Level: Novice
Average rating: ***..
(3.68, 25 ratings)

Been thinking of trying out Node.js but not sure where to start? This fast-paced session hits all the highlights; the key concepts and skills you’ll need to easily and quickly build scalable Web apps.

Unlike some introductions that spend time explaining event loops and web sockets, this session start with a typical “Hello, Node” demo and quickly moves to short, fully-functional pps that show how to deal with static files, POST forms, mashups from other servers, file manipulation, data-handling, and even supporting HTTP Authentication.

If you need to get up-to-speed on Node.js really fast, or just want to get a great introduction to coding this powerful Web server, this talk is for you.

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Mike Amundsen, Inc.

An internationally known author and lecturer, Mike Amundsen travels throughout the United States and Europe consulting and speaking on a wide range of topics including distributed network architecture, Web application development, Cloud computing, and other subjects. His recent work focuses on the role hypermedia plays in creating and maintaining applications that can successfully evolve over time. He has more than a dozen books to his credit. His last book was “Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node” and he is currently working on the book “Programming the Web with Cloud9.” When he is not working, Mike enjoys spending time with his family in Kentucky, USA.


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