Node.js in Action

By Mike Cantelon, Marc Harter, TJ Holowaychuk, Nathan Rajlich


Node.js in Action is an example-driven educational that begins at sq. one and publications you thru all of the good points, thoughts, and ideas you will want to construct production-quality Node functions. you are going to commence via studying tips to organize your Node improvement surroundings, together with loading the community-created extensions. subsequent, you will run numerous easy demonstration courses the place you are going to examine the fundamentals of some universal sorts of Node functions. Then you will dive into asynchronous programming, a version Node leverages to minimize software bottlenecks.

About this Book

JavaScript at the server? You guess. Node.js is a JavaScript server in a position to aiding scalable, high-performance internet functions. utilizing asynchronous I/O, the server can do multiple factor at a time, a key requirement for real-time apps like chat, video games, and dwell data. and because it is JavaScript, you employ an analogous language finish to finish.

Node.js in Action indicates you the way to construct production-quality functions. transparent introductions of key innovations and example-by-example assurance take you from setup to deployment. you are going to dive into asynchronous programming, facts garage, and output templating, and engage with the filesystem to create non-HTTP functions like TCP/IP servers and command-line instruments. ideal for an internet developer transitioning from Rails, Django, or Hypertext Preprocessor. calls for simple wisdom of JavaScript. No earlier event with Node.js wanted.

Purchase of the print ebook features a loose publication in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning guides.

What's Inside

  • Set up Node and extensions
  • Grok asynchronous programming and the development loop
  • Examples together with microblogging, IM, video games, and more

About the Authors

As expert practitioners, specialist academics and running shoes, and members to the center framework, authors Mike Cantelon, Marc Harter, T.J. Holowaychuk, and Nathan Rajlich signify the simplest of the Node.js improvement group.

Table of Contents

  1. Welcome to Node.js
  2. Building a multiroom chat application
  3. Node programming fundamentals
  4. PART 2 internet program improvement WITH NODE
  5. Building Node net applications
  6. Storing Node program data
  7. Connect
  8. Connect's integrated middleware
  9. Express
  10. Advanced Express
  11. Testing Node applications
  12. Web program templating
  13. PART three GOING extra WITH NODE
  14. Deploying Node purposes and holding uptime
  15. Beyond internet servers
  16. The Node ecosystem

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Eloquent JavaScript: A Modern Introduction to Programming

By Marijn Haverbeke

JavaScript lies on the center of virtually each glossy net program, from social apps to the latest browser-based video games. notwithstanding uncomplicated for newcomers to select up and play with, JavaScript is a versatile, advanced language for you to use to construct full-scale applications.

Eloquent JavaScript, 2d Edition dives deep into the JavaScript language to teach you the way to write down appealing, potent code. writer Marijn Haverbeke immerses you in instance code from the beginning, whereas workouts and full-chapter tasks offer you hands-on adventure with writing your personal courses. As you construct initiatives akin to a man-made existence simulation, an easy programming language, and a paint application, you will learn:

  • The crucial components of programming, together with syntax, keep watch over, and data
  • How to arrange and make clear your code with object-oriented and useful programming techniques
  • How to script the browser and make uncomplicated net applications
  • How to take advantage of the DOM successfully to engage with browsers
  • How to harness Node.js to construct servers and utilities

This variation is carefully revised and modernized to mirror the present nation of JavaScript and internet browsers, with brand-new fabric, corresponding to a bankruptcy on code functionality in Java­Script, and multiplied assurance of recursion and closures. All resource code is obtainable on-line in an interactive sandbox, the place you could edit the code, run it, and spot its output instantly.

Isn't it time you turned fluent within the language of the Web?

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Java Web Services: Up and Running

Learn the way to advance REST-style and SOAP-based net prone and consumers with this quickly and thorough creation. This hands-on e-book supplies a transparent, pragmatic method of net companies by way of offering an architectural evaluation, whole operating code examples, and brief but particular directions for compiling, deploying, and executing them. You’ll methods to write prone from scratch and combine present companies into your Java applications.

With better emphasis on REST-style providers, this moment version covers HttpServlet, Restlet, and JAX-RS APIs; jQuery consumers opposed to REST-style companies; and JAX-WS for SOAP-based providers. Code samples contain an Apache Ant script that compiles, applications, and deploys net services.

  • Learn ameliorations and similarities among REST-style and SOAP-based services
  • Program and carry RESTful internet providers, utilizing Java APIs and implementations
  • Explore RESTful net carrier consumers written in Java, JavaScript, and Perl
  • Write SOAP-based internet companies with an emphasis at the program level
  • Examine the handler and shipping degrees in SOAP-based messaging
  • Learn wire-level protection in HTTP(S), users/roles safeguard, and WS-Security
  • Use a Java program Server (JAS) as a substitute to a standalone internet server

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Beginning Windows 8 Data Development: Using C# and JavaScript (Expert's Voice in Windows)

This booklet introduces beginner builders to a number of info entry suggestions for storing and retreiving info either in the neighborhood and remotely. It will give you a number of absolutely operating information entry options and the perception you want to understand whilst, and the way, to use all of the concepts to most sensible advantage.

Focussing particularly on how the home windows eight app developer can paintings with the home windows Runtime (often known as home windows RT) framework this booklet presents cautious research of the various recommendations you may have open to you, in addition to a comparision in their strengths and weaknesses below assorted stipulations. With the times of a unmarried database being definitely the right selection for the majority improvement tasks gone. you'll lean that definitely the right selection on your app now is dependent upon numerous elements and getting it correct might be severe in your customer's finish consumer experience.

We disguise a number info entry techniques starting from storing and retrieving info in the neighborhood utilizing the JET API, to utilizing the most well-liked open and closed resource database items like SQLite and SQL Server. we glance at how light-weight HTML and JavaScript apps paintings good with both feather-weight facts shops like IndexedDB. we are going to additionally introduce you to extra complex info entry strategies like leisure (JSON), WCF RIA providers, ASP.NET MVC four net API and home windows Azure that could highly extend the horizons of what it truly is attainable in your app to do as garage - or even processing - are taken past the confines of your user's gadget.

By the time you have got learn this e-book you'll be accustomed to the foremost information entry issues it is important to assessment as you construct you apps and you'll be capable of hopefully decide on the knowledge entry structure that's ultimate to the app you need to build.

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Pro REST API Development with Node.js

By Fernando Doglio

Pro relaxation API improvement with Node.js is your consultant to coping with and knowing the whole features of profitable leisure improvement. API layout is a sizzling subject within the programming international, yet now not many assets exist for builders to truly know how you could leverage the advantages.

This e-book will supply a short history on relaxation and the instruments it presents (well identified and never so good known). know how there's extra to relaxation than simply JSON and URLs. you'll then hide and examine the maintained modules at the moment to be had within the npm neighborhood, together with show, Restify, Vatican, and Swagger. eventually you are going to code an instance API from begin to end, utilizing a subset of the instruments covered.

The Node group is at present flooded with modules; a few of them are released as soon as and not up to date back - cluttering the total universe of programs. Pro relaxation API improvement with Node.js shines mild into that black gap of modules for the builders attempting to create an API. comprehend relaxation API improvement with Node.js utilizing this publication this day.

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Real World Windows 8 App Development with JavaScript: Create Great Windows Store Apps (Expert's Voice in Windows 8)

Real global home windows eight App improvement with JavaScript will give you sensible suggestion and richly deserved insights that can assist you create and submit apps to a global market.

Led by way of authors with deep home windows eight app improvement adventure, you’ll utilize Microsoft’s APIs for hooking into home windows eight on all units, together with the center rules of offers and the asynchronous programming version. You’ll additionally realize such very important guidance as how to

  • Adhere to home windows eight guidance for profitable app acceptance
  • Extend the allure of your app with media, contracts, charms, and person notifications
  • Capture and paintings with media, together with the power to play video wirelessly to a television
  • Manage historical past processing and dossier transfers
  • Gain visibility to your app and upload monetization options

Get the lowdown from authors with adventure from front strains of home windows eight app improvement. concept is all good and solid, but if it comes right down to it, you can’t beat sensible suggestion from humans who’ve been there and performed it! You’ll come clear of this publication with the entire instruments, rules, and thought you want to create profitable home windows eight JavaScript apps.

Development with JavaScript positive factors real-world examples that emphasize using JavaScript and HTML five and that still adhere to the stylistic guidance Microsoft has installed position to take care of a constant appear and feel for all purposes in this platform.

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Pragmatic Ajax: A Web 2.0 Primer

By Justin Gehtland, Ben Galbraith

It's not only one other ebook on Ajax. it is Pragmatic Ajax: a concise, entire examine a brand new means of envisioning and enforcing browser-based applications.

Ajax turns static web content into interactive purposes. you can now set up rich-client functions to consumers with no sacrificing the straightforward deployment of internet purposes. yet to many people, Ajax turns out tricky. that is why we produced this booklet. As a realistic consultant, it strips away the secret and exhibits you the simple approach to make Ajax paintings for you.

We disguise the the fundamentals of DHTML, JavaScript, and the notorious XmlHttpRequest name. you will see find out how to upload Ajax to latest courses, and layout new functions to use the ability of net 2.0. research the 3 layers of Ajax framework, and whilst (and how) to exploit each one. See easy methods to create wealthy consumers, use visible results, upload client-side validation, and deal with types. Write purposes that degrade gracefully if consumers do not help JavaScript. and notice find out how to combine your Ajaxified consumers into Java, .NET, and Ruby on Rails server frameworks.

With Pragmatic Ajax, you'll:

  • Understand the breadth of the Ajax/Web 2.0 panorama, and go-indepth on how Ajax works
  • Learn how JavaScript works along with your server-side framework
  • See how you can simply observe Ajax concepts to an latest application--and whilst no longer to
  • Know what is coming by means of taking a look at new good points and frameworks at present in energetic development.

Writing dynamic functions isn't really that onerous. parents are awed through Google Maps, however it isn't really rocket technology (apart from the satellite tv for pc pictures). As a different bonus, see how you can enforce your individual Google Maps-like software utilizing DHTML.

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Effective JavaScript: 68 Specific Ways to Harness the Power of JavaScript (Effective Software Development Series)

By David Herman

“It’s unusual to have a programming language wonk who can communicate in such cozy and pleasant language as David does. His stroll during the syntax and semantics of JavaScript is either fascinating and highly insightful; reminders of gotchas supplement practical use circumstances, paced at a comfy curve. You’ll locate for those who end the e-book that you’ve won a powerful and finished feel of mastery.”

—Paul Irish, developer recommend, Google Chrome


“This isn't really a booklet for these trying to find shortcuts; really it really is hard-won event distilled right into a guided journey. It’s one of many few books on JS that I’ll suggest with no hesitation.”

—Alex Russell, TC39 member, software program engineer, Google


In order to actually grasp JavaScript, you want to how you can paintings successfully with the language’s versatile, expressive good points and the way to prevent its pitfalls. irrespective of how lengthy you’ve been writing JavaScript code, Effective JavaScript can assist deepen your figuring out of this robust language, so that you can construct extra predictable, trustworthy, and maintainable programs.


Author David Herman, along with his years of expertise on Ecma’s JavaScript standardization committee, illuminates the language’s internal workings as by no means before—helping you're taking complete benefit of JavaScript’s expressiveness. Reflecting the most recent models of the JavaScript typical, the e-book deals well-proven innovations and top practices you’ll depend on for years to come.


Effective JavaScript is geared up round sixty eight confirmed ways for writing greater JavaScript, sponsored through concrete examples. You’ll find out how to decide upon definitely the right programming sort for every venture, deal with unanticipated difficulties, and paintings extra effectively with each part of JavaScript programming from info constructions to concurrency. Key beneficial properties include

  • Better how you can use prototype-based object-oriented programming
  • Subtleties and options for operating with arrays and dictionary objects
  • Precise and sensible factors of JavaScript’s services and variable scoping semantics
  • Useful JavaScript programming styles and idioms, akin to ideas gadgets and technique chaining
  • In-depth suggestions on utilizing JavaScript’s special “run-to-completion” method of concurrency


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JavaScript Object Programming

This short  book explains some great benefits of the article version, inheritance, either classical and prototypical, and indicates how those techniques may be applied in JavaScript. It additionally exhibits how item programming (OP) opens a brand new global of layout chances that cross far beyond inheritance.
This e-book can help the intermediate JavaScript programmer learn how to use either sorts of inheritance. For classical inheritance, it really is observed via a considerable on-line process (a windowing UI library) that exhibits classical inheritance at its top. an identical process exhibits how OP "capabilities" can dispose of a lot of the necessity for inheritance. 
For skilled JavaScript programmers, this ebook exhibits why many of the previous perspectives of JavaScript's inheritance haven't performed it justice. JavaScript periods inherit from JavaScript's prototypes, a indisputable fact that makes JavaScript's prototypes, while used safely, useful equivalents to C++ sessions (not to prototypes in actual prototypical languages, like Self). 
JavaScript's item programming (not inheritance) is what separates it from classical OOP languages like C++ and Java. most crucial, basing inheritance on JavaScript's prototypal chain is feasible, yet isn't the most suitable choice for prototypal inheritance or classical inheritance.
What you will Learn
  • What are items, JavaScript items and item programming
  • What is and the way to exploit inheritance and JavaScript inheritance in addition to inheritance alternatives
  • How to layout for JavaScript
  • What are and the way to exploit OO ideas in JavaScript
  • How to exploit Constructors with JavaScript and more
This ebook is for either intermediate and complex JavaScript and net improvement programmers. besides the fact that, any programmer will comprehend the options and any JavaScript programmer should still comprehend the entire options during this book.   The code there's indicates examples of the techniques discussed.

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ClojureScript: Up and Running

By Stuart Sierra

Learn the best way to construct entire client-side purposes with ClojureScript, the Clojure language version that compiles to optimized JavaScript. This hands-on advent exhibits you ways ClojureScript not just is similar to JavaScript—without the flaws—but additionally helps the total semantics of its dad or mum language. You’ll delve into ClojureScript’s immutable info constructions, lazy sequences, firstclass services, macros, and aid for JavaScript libraries.

No earlier event with Clojure or ClojureScript is important. If you’re conversant in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and the DOM, you’ll speedy realize that ClojureScript has an identical succeed in as JavaScript, yet with extra power.

  • Start writing ClojureScript code with the Leiningen construct system
  • Learn how the ClojureScript compiler works to provide optimized JavaScript
  • Use JavaScript capabilities and libraries at once from ClojureScript code
  • Explore services in Clojure’s series library equivalent to map, lessen, and filter
  • Use macros to outline new keep an eye on buildings or embed domain-specific languages
  • Compile manually or script your personal workflow with ClojureScript’s compiler tools
  • Integrate ClojureScript with Clojure at the JVM to construct strong client-server applications

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