Smashing Node.js: JavaScript Everywhere

  • 3h 32m
  • Guillermo Rauch
  • John Wiley & Sons (UK)
  • 2012

Smashing Node.js: JavaScript Everywhere equips you with the necessary tools to understand Node.js and its uses in developing efficient web apps. With more traditional web servers becoming obsolete, having knowledge on servers that achieve high scalability and optimal resource consumption using Node.js is the key to your app development success. Teaching you the essentials to making event-driven server-side apps, this book demonstrates how you can use less space and take less time for communication between web client and server.

  • Contains numerous hands-on examples
  • Explains implementation of real-time apps including Socket.IO and HTML5, and WebSockets
  • Addresses practical Node.js advantages from specific design choices
  • Demonstrates why knowledge and use of JavaScript is beneficial
  • Includes an interactive online component with sample chapters
  • Explains components of stand out apps including brevity and benchmarks

Looking to enhance your abilities even further? Smashing Node.js: JavaScript Everywhere makes developing server-side apps accessible with its focus on JavaScript, open source, and easy-to-use language.

About the Author

Guillermo Rauch is CTO and co-founder of San Francisco-based education startup LearnBoost. He is the inventor of several renowned Node.js projects, and he has been a speaker at JSConf as well as Nod.js workshops.

In this Book

  • The Setup
  • JavaScript: An Overview
  • Blocking and Non-Blocking IO
  • Node JavaScript
  • CLI and FS APIs: Your First Application
  • TCP
  • HTTP
  • Connect
  • Express
  • Websocket
  • Socket.IO
  • MongoDB
  • MySQL
  • Redis
  • Code Sharing
  • Testing