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Mastering Microservices with Java by Sourabh Sharma

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Setting up the web app

As we are planning to use the latest technology stack for our UI app development, we will use the Node.js and npm (Node.js package manager) that provides the open-source runtime environment for developing the server side JavaScript web application.

Tip

I would recommend to go through this section once. It will introduce you to JavaScript build tooling and stack. However, you can skip if you know the JavaScript build tools or do not want to explore them.

Node.js is built on Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine and uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O, which makes it lightweight and efficient. The default package manager of Node.js, npm, is the largest ecosystem of open source libraries. It allows installing node programs and makes ...

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