Node JS Guidebook

  • 1h 42m
  • Dhruti Shah
  • BPB Publications
  • 2018

Develop attractive and efficient dynamic web applications using Node.js

Key Features

  • Assumes a practical approach of learning.
  • Ample of examples are given along with assignments.
  • Book covers a wide range of topics in Node.js, emphasising on real-world.
  • Simple language is used with clear presentation of topics including Node.js modules, npm, event handling.


The Node.js Guidebook is written and designed keeping in mind readers of varies technical and academic inclinations. Every concept has been explained in detail with appropriate examples and demonstrations with images as applicable. Topics have been aligned from simple to complex for the benefit of a beginner in understanding the technology. The logic of all codes in the examples have been explained appropriately. Concepts have been described in a simple language for easy understanding along with real-world applications of the same.

Node.js Guidebook aims to introduce readers to the world of Node.js. Node.js is an open source JavaScript run-time environment that executes JavaScript on server-side. Earlier, JavaScript was used only for client-side scripting, but Node.js supports the creation of dynamic Web applications by using JavaScript for server-side scripting. Node.js has taken the world by a storm by simplifying Web application development thorough the use of readily available and pluggable modules, thus, reducing the overall development time. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced developer, you can learn to design and develop attractive and efficient Web applications using Node.js.

What will you learn

This book will help developers to easily develop attractive and efficient dynamic web applications using Node.js. It will be a great source of reference for developers for migrating applications to open source technologies such as HTML5, Node.js, and MySQL.

Who this book is for

This book will prove to be a “must have” for beginners as well as experienced professionals as it is a stepping stone for learning new technology.

About the Author

Dhruti Shah is a multi-skilled, tech savvy person with more than 12 years of experience as a software trainer, technical writer, project lead and manager in the field of education and training in Information Technology. She holds a Master of Computer Applications (MCA) degree from South Gujarat University. She is a Microsoft Certified Training Specialist and has trained more than 2000 candidates world-wide on more than 10 technologies.

With a keen sense of technological advancement, she has self-acquired working knowledge of several technologies including Java, .NET, PHP, Linux, SQL Server, MySQL, Node.js and so on. She has authored books on these technologies for educational institutions and also conducted webinars on technical subjects for international clients like Nigeria, Vietnam, and Trinidad.

She has been appreciated as a model representative for India for flawlessly managing two prestigious International projects to set up and upgrade the Centre of Excellence in Information Technology in Panama and Costa Rica, Central America (a collaboration project of Indian government with the governments of Panama and Costa Rica).

In this Book

  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Modules in Node.js
  • File System Module
  • NPM in Node.js
  • Event Handling in Node.js
  • More on Modules
  • Node.js with MySQL
  • Express and Node.js