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Server-side JavaScript with Node.js and Express

SCRPT-132 (2 Days)
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Node.js Training Overview

Accelebrate's Server-side JavaScript with Node.js and Express training teaches experienced JavaScript developers how to create server-side applications with JavaScript and Node.js, culminating with an MVC application built on the Express framework that queries databases and calls back-end web services.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

Node.js Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Learn why server-side JavaScript is useful
  • Install Node.js
  • Learn how Node.js is architected to allow high scalability with asynchronous code
  • Create basic web applications with Node.js
  • Automate tasks with Gulp
  • Build an HTTP server using the core modules in Node.js
  • Use stream I/O to efficiently serve the web pages
  • Create modules to organize the server
  • Test the reliability of the application with unit tests
  • Convert the application to an MVC framework using Express
  • Interface to a MongoDB database and a web service

Node.js Training Outline

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Introduction
 Foundation
  • The Node.js framework
  • Installing Node.js
  • Using Node.js to execute scripts
Node Projects
  • The Node Package Manager
  • Creating a project
  • The package.json configuration file
  • Global vs. local package installation
  • Automating tasks with Gulp.
HTTP
  • The HTTP protocol
  • Building an HTTP server
  • Rendering a response
  • Processing query strings
  • Using Representational State Transfer
  • Configuring TLS
File System
  • Synchronous vs. asynchronous I/O
  • Path and directory operations
  • __dirname and __filename
  • Asynchronous file reads and writes
Buffers, Streams, and Events
  • Using buffers for binary data
  • Flowing vs. non-flowing streams
  • Streaming I/O from files and other sources
  • Processing streams asynchronously
  • Configuring event handlers
Modules and Unit Testing
  • Modularization
  • The CommonJS and RequireJS specifications
  • Defining modules with exports
  • Modules are singletons
  • Creating a package
  • Module scope and construction
  • Unit testing frameworks
  • What to test and how to test it
  • Building unit tests with Mocha
Express
  • The model-view-controller pattern
  • Defining Jade and Handlebars templates
  • Building a front-end controller
  • Defining routes
  • Creating actions
  • Configuring Express to use Handlebars
  • Using REST
  • Reading POST data
  • Building Handlebars helpers
  • Adding middleware
Data Sources
  • How Node.js connects to databases
  • RDBMS databases and NoSQL databases
  • Connecting to RDBMS and NoSQL databases
  • Performing CRUD operations
  • Building client requests to web services
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

35%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

65%

Lab

Course Number:

SCRPT-132

Duration:

2 Days

Prerequisites:

Node.js training attendees should have a thorough knowledge of JavaScript. They should be familiar with web server application design concepts (such as accessing databases and SOA concepts), as well as basic HTML and CSS.

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware and a related textbook.

Software Requirements:

  • A recent version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox
  • A local installation of Node.js
  • Admin/root or sudoer privileges to install additional features during the class
  • A JavaScript development tool of your choice
  • Additional lab files that Accelebrate will provide

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