Learn to use Node.js by creating a fully functional social network
Node.js By Example covers Node.js fundamentals and teaches you how to use its technology to architect a project. It shows you how to manage an application's assets and how to implement the Model-View-Controller pattern. The next few chapters demonstrate how to develop the features of your social network. It also empowers you to communicate with a database, including storing, retrieving, and deleting data. The book ends by discussing the most popular ways to test your user interface in an efficient way.
What You Will Learn
Get to know the fundamentals of Node.js
Understand why architecting is important and what the planning of a typical Node.js application looks like
Implement the Model-View-Controller pattern in the context of a Node.js application
Communicate with a database, including storing, retrieving, and deleting data
Implement more complex features such as creating social network pages, tagging, sharing, and liking posts
Create a real-time chat capability for users of the social network
Explore how to test the user interface of your web application
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