Web Development with Node and Express: Leveraging the JavaScript Stack (Paperback)

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Web Development with Node and Express: Leveraging the JavaScript Stack (Paperback)

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Build dynamic web applications with Express, a key component of the Node/JavaScript development stack. In this updated edition, author Ethan Brown teaches you Express fundamentals by walking you through the development of an example application. This hands-on guide covers everything from server-side rendering to API development suitable for use in single-page apps (SPAs).

Express strikes a balance between a robust framework and no framework at all, allowing you a free hand in your architecture choices. Frontend and backend engineers familiar with JavaScript will also learn best practices for building multipage and hybrid web apps with Express. Pick up this book and discover new ways to look at web development.

  • Create a templating system for rendering dynamic data
  • Dive into request and response objects, middleware, and URL routing
  • Simulate a production environment for testing
  • Persist data in document databases with MongoDB and relational databases with PostgreSQL
  • Make your resources available to other programs with APIs
  • Build secure apps with authentication, authorization, and HTTPS
  • Integrate with social media, geolocation, and more
  • Implement a plan for launching and maintaining your app
  • Learn critical debugging skills
Ethan Brown is the Director of Technology at VMS, where he is responsible for the architecture and implementation of VMSPro(R), cloud-based software for decision support, risk analysis, and creative ideation for large projects. He has over 20 years of programming experience, from embedded to the Web, and has embraced the JavaScript stack as the web platform of the future. He is author of the first edition of Web Development with Node and Express (O'Reilly).
Product Details ISBN: 9781492053514
ISBN-10: 1492053511
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: December 17th, 2019
Pages: 343
Language: English