Networking Patterns
Networking Patterns
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Networking Patterns

Last updated on 2015-02-11

About the Book

Building an application using a web framework can soon lead to one big chunk of monolithic code. This happens not because of the web framework itself, but mostly because building distributed services can be a hard task. Fortunately, Node makes it easy to build networked services, allowing you to spread your application logic into a set of processes that communicate with each other.

This book shows you how to build and consume TCP-based services like streaming services, multiplexing streams, remote emitters, RPC streams and other types of network-based servers and clients.

About the Author

Pedro Teixeira
Pedro Teixeira

Geek, programmer, freelancer, and entrepreneur. Author of some Node.js modules, the Node Tuts screencast show, and the Hands-on Node.js e-book and overall fervent proclaimer of the Node.js creed.

Wrote a book for Wiley on Node.js.

Partner of YLD.

Organizer of the Lisbon JavaScript Conference.

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Table of Contents

  • 1. The source code
  • 2. Introduction
  • 3. Building a TCP Service
  • 4. An Example of a Simple Service
  • 5. A Service as a Stream
  • 6. A JSON Stream
  • 7. Example: An Events Gateway
  • 8. Using a Remote Emitter
    • 8.1 The Server
    • 8.2 The client
    • 8.3 Making the client reslilent to disconnects
  • 9. Multiplexing Streams
    • 9.1 Example: The fridge server
    • 9.2 The fridge client
  • 10. Remote Procedure Call
    • 10.1 The server
    • 10.2 The client
  • 11. Encrypting Communication
    • 11.1 Creating self-signed certificates
      • 11.1.1 Creating a Certification Authority
      • 11.1.2 Creating the server key and certificate
    • 11.2 Adding TLS support to the server
    • 11.3 Using TLS on the client
    • 11.4 Authenticating the server
    • 11.5 Authenticating the client
    • 11.6 Revoking access
  • 12. Summary

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