The Node Beginner Book
The Node Beginner Book
A comprehensive Node.js tutorial
About the Book
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- Special notice
- Intended audience
- Structure of this document
- A word of warning
- “Hello World”
A full blown web application with Node.js
- The use cases
- The application stack
Building the application stack
- A basic HTTP server
- Analyzing our HTTP server
- Passing functions around
- How function passing makes our HTTP server work
- Event-driven asynchronous callbacks
- How our server handles requests
- Finding a place for our server module
- What’s needed to “route” requests?
- Execution in the kingdom of verbs
- Routing to real request handlers
- Making the request handlers respond
- Serving something useful
- Handling POST requests
- Handling file uploads
- Conclusion and outlook
Preview: The Node and React Beginner Book
- Getting started
- Some first experiments
- Your first real Node.js application
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