In this chapter we will cover:
One of the great qualities of Node is its simplicity. Unlike PHP or ASP there is no separation between the web server and code, nor do we have to customize large configuration files to get the behavior we want. With Node we can create the server, customize it, and deliver content all at the code level. This chapter demonstrates how to create a web server with Node and feed content through it, all while implementing security and performance enhancements to cater for various situations.