Introduction to Node.js [2018]

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Developed by Ryan Dahl and build on the Google V8 JavaScript engine, Node.js is an open source, cross-platform framework that can be used to create highly scalable server-side applications and games. From running HTTP servers, to handling multiple client requests, showing HTML content and reading from files, Node has the flexibility and features needed to help you to create sleek and professional apps and games.

This course will introduce you to the core fundamentals of Node.js, where you will:

  • Install Node
  • Set up a Node “Hello World”
  • Understand how the Node.js engine works
  • Learn about the Node loop, and how it performs non-blocking I/O operations
  • Use the Node Package Manager

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A code editor and basic JavaScript knowledge

Tools and Frameworks

Node.js 8.9.3, npm 5.5.1, Moment.js 2.19.4

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