Node & Meteor for Beginners
Node & Meteor for Beginners
About the Bundle
About the Books
The Node Beginner Book
A comprehensive Node.js tutorial
Praise for The Node Beginner Book:
"I just wanted to drop you a note to say thank you for writing such an excellent introduction to node. Your book's explanation is fantastic!"
"This is one of the few beginner articles I made it all the way through because of how well it's written."
Don't feel like buying just yet? Read the first part at www.nodebeginner.org for free!
Your First Meteor Application
A Complete Beginner's Guide to Meteor.js
Note: I'll be releasing a screencast series based on this book and subscribers to the Meteor Tips newsletter will get a huge discount on these screencasts. You can click here to register for the newsletter to access that same discount.
- Your applications are real-time by default, similar to desktop applications.
- There's a lot of books and screencasts to help you along the way.
Oh, and Meteor also happens to be designed for developer happiness and is a great fit for beginners and, well, that's more than three things. Point is: I am well and truly on the Meteor bandwagon and I plan to be here for a long while.
But anyway, like I mentioned, there's a lot of books and screencasts dedicated to Meteor. There's Discover Meteor, Evented Mind, a course from PluralSight, and quite a few more. It might seem strange to mention my "competitors" on this page but I don't feel like we're competing since this book — Your First Meteor Application – isn't meant for the same audience.
This book is designed for beginners and only for beginners, meaning:
- You won't need any prior experience with Meteor.
- You won't need to have made a web application before.
- You won't need to consult other sources along the way.
- You'll know how to talk in the language of Meteor.
- You'll be more capable of consulting other resources.
- You'll be able to start playing with your own code.
Your First Meteor Application is not a definitive guide to Meteor. You won't be a full-fledged developer by the final page. You will, however, understand the core concepts that will make your future education in Meteor a lot more approachable.
If that sounds like a fit for you, it probably is.
If it doesn't sound like a fit, then you're probably right.
In either case, the entire book can be read online for free.
Feel free to let me know what you think of it:
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- Twitter: @meteortips
- Blog: http://meteortips.com
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