A Beginner's Guide to Node.js

This course will help you to get started with building your own app on Node.js
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Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (435 ratings)
15,321 students
1hr 57min of on-demand video
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Backend Development


  • Basic Knowledge of Coding
  • A Windows, Mac or Linux Computer
  • Internet Connection


NodeJS is an asynchronous event-driven JavaScript runtime which is open source and cross-platform. It is the fastest growing open source project with more than a billion downloads. It is becoming increasingly popular owing to its traits of being extremely lightweight and flexible for building scalable web apps and APIs. It has found applications in web apps of Netflix, PayPal, LinkedIn and Uber, to name a few. Through this course we hope to introduce you to this powerful tool, get you started on building APIs so you hit the ground running as you begin your backend web development journey.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginners who want to do backend development
  • Experienced backend developers who want to start with Nodejs


Aiming to help students build their development skills.
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About us

A Google Developers' program for university students aimed at giving young developers a platform to learn, a community to implement, and a stage to teach.

Inspiring minds and guiding talent, we believe in technical empowerment of all. We promote curiosity and cultivate projects in order to inculcate productivity aimed at achieving the growth of both the dev community as well as the world.

Course Instuctor
Md Hishaam Akhtar
  • 4.0 Instructor Rating
  • 435 Reviews
  • 15,321 Students
  • 1 Course

Hey everyone! My name is Md Hishaam Akhtar. I am a 2nd year student at Vellore Institute of Technology. I am currently doing a B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering. Backend Development is my forte and I am here to share my knowledge. I'm a part of DSC VIT.

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