About NodeJS

Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform JavaScript run-time environment that executes JavaScript code outside of a browser.

Pre-requisites for NodeJS

Course Contents

  1. Introduction and Foundation
    • Introduction
    • The Node.js framework
    • Installing Node.js
    • Using Node.js to execute scripts
  2. Node Projects
    • The Node Package Manager
    • Creating a project
    • The package.json configuration file
    • Global vs. Local package installation
  3. Working with shrink-wrap to lock the node modules versions
    • What is shrink-wrap
    • Working with npmvet
    • Working with outdated command
  4. Working with asynchronous programming
    • Asynchronous basics
    • Callback functions
    • Working with Promises
    • Advance promises
    • Using Request module to make api calls
  5. Building a HTTP Server with Node.JS using HTTP APIs
    • The HTTP protocol
    • Building an HTTP server
    • Rendering a response
    • Processing query strings
    • Processing posted data
  6. File System
    • Synchronous vs. Asynchronous I/O
    • __dirname and __filename
    • Path and directory operations
    • Asynchronous file reads and writes
  7. Buffers, Streams, and Events
    • Using buffers for binary data
    • Streaming I/O from files and other sources
    • Processing streams asynchronously
  8. Multi-Processing in NodeJS
    • Working with Cluster API for multi-core servers
    • Working with Child Process API
  9. ExpressJS
    • The model-view-controller pattern
    • Defining Jade templates
    • Configuring Express
    • Postman configuration
    • Using REST
    • Reading POST data
    • JSON Data
    • CRUD operations
    • Adding middleware
  10. Express JS with MongoDB and Sqlite
    • How Node.js connects to databases
    • RDBMS databases and NoSQL databases
    • Connecting to RDBMS and Mongodb databases
    • Performing CRUD operations
  11., The Front-end, and A Chat App
    • Getting Started
    • Adding To Your App
    • Exploring The Front-end
    • Sending Live Data Back & Forth
    • Creating The Front-end UI
    • Showing Messages In App
    • Working With Time
    • Timestamps
    • Show Message Time In Chat App
    • Chat application Project
  12. Introduction to Task Managers with unit testing
    • Working with gulp
    • Working with grunt
    • Working with unit and E2E testing