Beginning KeystoneJS: A Practical Introduction to KeystoneJS Using a Real-World Project

  • 1h 44m
  • Manikanta Panati
  • Apress
  • 2016

Learn how to develop a complete and robust Node, express.js and MongoDB-based web application and mobile application backend quickly using KeystoneJS. You’ll learn how KeystoneJS makes complicated things simple, without limiting the power or flexibility of node.js or the frameworks it is built on.

Beginning KeystoneJS shows you how to build database-driven websites, applications, and APIs, all built upon Express, the defacto web server for Node.js that uses MongoDB as its storage backend.

What You Will Learn

  • Discover the setup and architecture of the KeystoneJS framework.
  • See how easy it is to extend KeystoneJS
  • Understand the custom types and fields provided out of the box
  • Write clean markup and create templates using Swig
  • Use the powerful editing options in the framework's responsive dashboard

Who This Book Is For

Technical and non-technical people who would like to build applications quickly to leverage structured data to improve productivity.

About the Author

Manikanta Panati has spent the last 10 years perfecting enterprise level application development using Microsoft and Open Source technologies. Recent projects include a very popular coupon site in Asia, a Node.js powered application that aggregates and maintains business data for over 2.2 million businesses. With a Masters in Information Systems and a Masters in Project Management, and Microsoft Certified Technical specialist (MCTS), Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) certifications, he still learns something new every day! Born and brought up in beautiful Bangalore, India, and presently based out of equally beautiful North Carolina, he works for a multinational financial institution managing migration and development of projects.

In this Book

  • Meet KeystoneJS
  • Building the IncTicket Application
  • Introducing KeystoneJS Models
  • Model Relations
  • Integrating Web Forms
  • Filtering Requests with Middleware
  • Authenticating and Managing Your Users
  • Searching Site Data
  • Restful API for Mobile and SPA applications
  • Using Template Engines
  • Deploying to Ubuntu Cloud Server