Node.JS Training Course

Learn important Node.js concepts for server-side programming

Pre-requisites

JavaScript is required for entry into this course

Who will benefit

This course is great for front-end developers looking to use Node.js in their websites. If you understand the basics of programming this course will teach you how you can leverage JavaScript to create full stack web-apps using Node.js. Node.js allows you to write code that runs both on the client and server. This allows you to reuse more code and deliver applications faster. This course will teach you how to write maintainable server-side JavaScript using Node.js, how to test your code and deploy it on the internet.

Certification

Attendance : If you have attended 80% of the sessions and completed all the class work, you qualify for the Attendance Certificate. Competency : If you have also completed all the practical projects as described the Outcomes section, you qualify for the Competency Certificate.

What you will learn

  • Learn how JavaScript can help you be highly productive as a full-stack developer
  • How to set up an end to end Node.js development environment
  • Learn how to create reusable and maintainable Node.js modules
  • Patterns for sharing code between the server and the client
  • Create Node.js restful web services and websites
  • Store and retrieve your data using Document Databases
  • How to test your Node.js applications
  • How to deploy your applications on the internet

What do I need?

Live Online Training : A laptop, and a stable internet connection. The recommended minimum speed is around 10 Mbps. Classroom Training : A laptop, please notify us if you are not brining your own laptop. Please see the calendar below for the schedule

Day One

    Setting up for Node.js Development

  • Installing Node.js
  • Using the REPL
  • Executing Node.js Scripts
  • Setting Up an Integrated Development Environment
  • Understanding Node.js
  • Variables

  • Functions
  • Closures
  • Understanding Node.JS Performance
  • Node.JS Internals
  • More JavaScript
  • Core Node.js

  • Node.JS File-based Module System
  • Important Globals
  • Core Modues
  • Reusing Node.JS Code in the browser

Day Two

Node.js Packages

  • Node Modules
  • JSON
  • NPM
  • Semantic Versioning
  • GlobalNode.JS Packages
  • Events and Streams
  • Classical Inheritance in JavaScript

  • Node.JS Events
  • Streams
  • Getting Started with HTTP

  • Basics of Node.js HTTP
  • Creating Your Own File Web Server
  • Introducing Connect
  • HTTPS
  • Day Three

    Introducing Express

  • Basics of Express
  • Popular Connect /ExpressJS Middleware
  • Express Response Object
  • Express Request Object
  • Understanding REST
  • Express Application Routes
  • Additional Resources
  • Persisting Data

  • Introduction to NoSQL
  • Installing MongoDB
  • Important MongoDB Concept
  • MongoDB Using Node.js
  • Mongoose ODM
  • Using a MongoDB as a Distributed Session Store
  • Managing MongoDB
  • Additional Resources
  • Front-End

  • What Is a SPA?
  • Why AngularJS?
  • Introduction to Twitter Bootstrap
  • Set Up a Simple AngularJS Application
  • Creating a Simple To-Do List Application

    Day Four

    Simplifying Callbacks

  • The Callback Hell
  • Introduction to Promises
  • Converting Callbacks to Promises
  • Providing a Promise + nodeback Interface
  • Further Notes on the Promise API
  • Generators
  • Promises and Generators
  • Debugging

  • The Console Object
  • The Debugger Statement
  • Node’s Built-in Debugger
  • Node-inspector
  • Remote Debugging Node.js
  • Day Five

    Testing

  • Assert
  • Mocha
  • Chai
  • Deployment and Scalability

  • Ensuring Uptime
  • Node.JS Clustering
  • Core AWS Concepts
  • Creating an EC2 Instance
  • Connecting to an EC2 Instance
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