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Book Description

Node.js is changing the way web apps are built. As Node.js apps are written in JavaScript, you can quickly and simply use your front-end skills to develop staggeringly fast, scalable real-time web applications.

Read this book and, in a weekend, you’ll learn how to:

  • Develop a complete working Node.js application - from start-to-finish
  • Deploy your new application to a production server
  • Scale your projects quickly and cheaply

PLUS discover how to use Twitter Bootstrap, MongoDB and Back-bone.js to create fancy web apps, extend their storage, and dy-namically update them.

Table of Contents

  1. Jump Start Node.js
    1. Preface
    2. 1. Coming to a Server Near You
    3. 2. Let’s Get Functional
    4. 3. Persistence Pays
    5. 4. Beautifying with Bootstrap
    6. 5. The Real-time Web
    7. 6. Backbone
    8. 7. Production
    9. Index