Node.js Tutorial: From Zero to Hero with Nodejs
Developers, have you ever wanted to play with Node.js? Are you curious about how to incorporate two-way communication into applications? Watch popular experts Stacey Mulcahy and Rami Sayar, and see how to do just that with Node.js, one of the easiest and fastest ways to develop real-time apps on the web today, along with Visual Studio, Azure, and free open source technology. To introduce you to these topics, Stacey and Rami walk you through the creation of a chatroom application.
In this course, the fourth in our Web Wednesdays series, see step-by-step demos and get practical tips and detailed explanations. By the end of the day, you know how to set up Node.js on your Windows machine, develop a web front end with Express, deploy an Express app to Azure, use Socket.IO to add a real-time layer, and bring it all together.
1. Introduction to Node.js
Explore what Node.js is, its benefits, who is using it, and how to get started. Check out a demo on writing your first Node.js app and one of a basic HTTP server. Begin building a basic chat application using Node.js
2. Introduction to Express
3. Building a Back End
4. Creating the UI
Work with Jade templates, alongside Bootstrap, to create a basic user interface for the chat application.
5.Connecting the UI to the Back End
Start to bring everything together, as you watch how to connect the user interface to the back end services
6. Debug and Deploy Node.js on Azure
Find out how to debug a node application on Azure from Visual Studio, and look into deploying.
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