Node.js - From Zero to Web App

Code a Node.js Project with an Online IDE
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  • Lectures 48
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

To a certain extent, it can seem as though different programming languages are only suitable for a specified set of tasks, like building apps or analysing data. If you feel as though you need to be fluent in several in order to get anywhere in the coding world, think again. Node.js is a very versatile (and very popular) language that, if you add it to your skill set, is guaranteed to open doors. Create real time web apps, build APIs, streaming applications or CPU intensive apps, and do it all quickly and efficiently.  

 Future-Proof Your Web Development Skills

 ·         Code a Node.js project with an online IDE

·         Learn how Node.js works with Gulp, Bootstrap, GIT, Express, and NPM Bower

·         Add a NoSQL database to a Node.js project

·         Understand routing, packages, templating engines, UI dependencies and more

·         Gain a thorough knowledge of web development with Node.js

 Develop Web Applications with Node.js

 This Node.js fundamentals online course contains 48 lectures and over 3 hours of content. Although designed for beginners with some web development experience under their belt, those new to coding will be able to pick it up without much difficulty. The goal is simple; learn how to get your node.js web app projects up and running.

 The course will start off with an overview of what Node.js is and isn't, and what it can and can't do. Once that's covered, you'll begin working with Express and start coding your own Node web app with the help of Bootstrap, Gulp, Node templating engines and express routing. You'll also cover how to use a database with Node.js. By the end of the course, you will have coded your first web app with Node.js and learned everything you need to know to get your own projects started.

 Whether you're an IT professional or a hobbyist, this course will give you a solid understanding of how Node.js web applications work and how they're designed, administered, and developed. Web developers as well as UI designers, testers and administrators are guaranteed to find it useful.

 Tools Used

 Node.js was launched in 2009, initially only supported by Linux. Now cross-platform, it is a runtime environment for developing server-side web applications, and many of its basic modules are written in JavaScript. Basically, it builds the server sides of websites (like PHP), but it's capable of much more. It's highly scalable and very efficient, and in short, it's going places.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have, minimally, some experience in creating web UI’s with Javascript frameworks(s) i.e. jQuery, Bootstrap, ASP.NET, Angular
  • You should have some development experience with a common database i.e. SQL Server, Oracle, Access, MySQL, any NoSQL
  • You should have a familiarity with the concept of back-end, or server-side components in web applications
  • You should have a familiarity with the concept of back-end, or server-side components in web applications

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Code a Node.js Project with an Online IDE
  • Use NPM to manage Node.js packages
  • Use Express in a Node.js Web App
  • Use a templating engine with Node & Express
  • Leverage Gulp to manage code quality, build, & testing
  • Use Bower to manage UI dependencies in Node
  • Kickstart a Node.js Web App with Bootstrap.js
  • Use GIT with a Node.js project
  • Understand routing with Express
  • Add a NoSQL database to a Node.js project
  • Understand what Node.js is, and isn’t ... and much, much more!

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for anyone who considers him/herself a practicing “web developer”. The developer is, ideally, capable of building web UI components but also needs an understanding of how “back-end” or “server-side” mechanics are built with Node.js.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the Course
00:49

We’ll do a Course Section review then a Learning Objectives overview so we’ll know exactly what we’ll learn.We’ll get our hands-on course project set up too!

How this will go
03:57
Project introduction
Preview
01:43
Setup
Preview
03:39
Section Summary
00:41
Section 2: Discover Node.js
00:13

What are Node & Express and how do we start using them? Let’s begin with the basics.

What are Node.js & Express?
01:36
Try Node from Command Line
Preview
02:21
Set up a Node.js app
02:36
Use GIT with C9.io
04:49
Section Summary
00:38
Section 3: Work with Express
Section Introduction
00:44
Get Express set up
08:22
Create an NPM Start script
02:45
Routing with Express
03:21
Section Summary
00:57
Section 4: Kickstart a Node Web App
Section Introduction
00:33
Use a Bootstrap Template
Preview
06:49
Configuring Resources
04:56
Manage UI Components with Bower
08:21
Section Summary
00:44
Section 5: Work with Gulp
Section Introduction
00:26
Use JSHint in Gulp
05:10
Inject dependencies with Wiredep
10:40
Injection with Gulp-Inject
06:59
Watch Changes with Nodemon
04:15
Section Summary
00:50
Section 6: Work with Node Templating Engines
Section Introduction
00:19
Review of Templating Engine Options
02:21
Begin with EJS
05:32
Put EJS to Work
06:15
Section Summary
00:38
Section 7: More Express Routing
Section Introduction
00:33
Use A Router
07:19
New Pages
06:19
Separate Code Into Different Files
03:28
Wire our new pages back
08:04
Section Summary
00:47
Section 8: Use a database with Node.js
Section Introduction
00:21
Get MongoDB setup and installed
03:37
Get Events data ready to be inserted into MongoDB
03:59
Write code to insert our data into MongoDB
06:58
Query MongoDB and display results in our page
04:48
Section Summary
00:37
Section 9: Course Wrap-up
Section Introduction
06:19
What Now?
01:45
Section Summary
00:22
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