Node.js: Related Tools & Skills

While there have been quite a few attempts to get JavaScript working as a server-side language, Node.js (frequently just called Node) has been the first environment that’s gained any traction. It’s now used by companies such as Netflix, Uber and Paypal to power their web apps. Node allows for blazingly fast performance; thanks to its event loop model, common tasks like network connection and database I/O can be executed very quickly indeed.


In this book, we’ll take a look at a selection of the related tools and skills that will make you a much more productive Node developer.


It contains:


  • Unit Test Your JavaScript Using Mocha and Chai by Jani Hartikainen
  • An Introduction to Functional JavaScript by M. David Green
  • An Introduction to Gulp.js by Craig Buckler
  • A Side-by-side Comparison of Express, Koa and Hapi.js by Olayinka Omole
  • An Introduction to Sails.js by Ahmed Bouchefra
  • Building Apps and Services with the Hapi.js Framework by Mark Brown
  • Create New Express.js Apps in Minutes with Express Generator by Paul Sauve
  • Local Authentication Using Passport in Node.js by Paul Orac
  • An Introduction to MongoDB by Manjunath M


This book is for anyone who wants to start learning server-side development with Node.js. Familiarity with JavaScript is assumed.

Book details

  • Authors:Craig Buckler, Jani Hartikainen, M. David Green, Olayinka Omole, Ahmed Bouchefra, Mark Brown, Paul Sauve, Manjunath M
  • Publisher:SitePoint
  • Publication date:November 30, 2018
  • Pages:121 pages
  • Format:pdf
  • Size:2.93Mb
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