Node.js in Practice (Paperback)

Alex R. Young, Marc Harter




Node.js is a relatively new platform that lets software developers write the server side of web applications in JavaScript. Problem is—solid examples that show how to implement Node.js in production are still few and far between. That's exactly what this book offers.

Node.js in Practice assembles nearly 100 practical techniques that can be used when implementing Node in production. All the code is tested, instantly useful, and relevant. It's a random-access collection of fully-worked examples that offers solutions to the common-and not-so-common-issues faced when rolling out Node. It includes the ins and outs of event-based programming, how and why to use closures, how to structure applications to take advantage of end-to-end JavaScript apps, and more. The book arranges techniques into logical clusters like Events, Streams, File System, and Testing. The heavily-annotated code makes the examples easy to follow and handy cross-references show how techniques dovetail with other related examples.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.