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“In 4 classes, you will learn how to create a web server and build web services using Node.js, and how it will be integrated with the front end code using Express.js.”

John O'Connor

John is an entrepreneur, engineer, and educator. He's also an assistant professor of Computer Science at Norco College, with 15 years of experience; he's also an author of node.js development frameworks.

Codementor Online Node.js Class - Schedule Your Own Classes!

Who is this class for?

This class is intended for someone familiar with the principles of Front-end Web Development with HTML / CSS and browser-based JavaScript.

What will you learn?

You will learn the basics of creating applications in JavaScript using the node platform, with specific attention to building web services.

Codementor Node.js Class: Syllabus

Lesson 1

HTTP and Introduction to Node.js

  • The HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
    • A brief history of HTTP and HTML
    • Structure of an HTTP message
      • Headers
      • Body
      • Method
    • The Request / Response Cycle
    • An introduction to REST
  • Introduction to Node.js
    • Installing node and npm using NVM
    • Writing your first node application.
    • Debugging a node application
    • Installing external libraries using npm.
    • Using external libraries with “require”
    • Creating modules with the module pattern

Lesson 2

Creating a web server in node.js

  • Using the http.createServer method
  • Listening and Standard Web Ports
  • Creating an express application
  • Registering routes and actions in express
  • Sending and Rendering Responses
    • Res.send()
    • Res.render()
    • Res.status()
  • Express middleware and the Action Chain
  • Creating new express middleware
  • Authentication with Passport.js module and middleware

Lesson 3

Async Programming Methods and Structures

  • Introduction to Async Programming
  • Using Callbacks to Create Asynchronous Code
  • Using the “async” module to solve issues with async code
  • Promises as an Alternative to Callbacks

Lesson 4

NPM Modules

  • Structure of an NPM module
  • Creating an NPM package
  • Walkthrough of the package.json file
  • Specifying Entry Points
  • NPM Scripts
  • Tracking Production and Development Dependencies
    • “Dependencies” array
    • Npm —save
    • Npm —save-dev
  • Publishing your NPM module

You Will Get

8 Hours of Prerecorded Classes

Need to pause and think through a concept before moving forward? Go through the classes at your own pace and learn to create applications in JavaScript using the node platform.

Hands-on Exercises

Get practical coding experience through hands-on projects.

Unlimited Access to All Videos

Didn't get the concept fully the first time? You can watch and review all prerecorded classes as many time as you'd like, whenever you'd like.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is this different from other courses?

For only $69, you’ll get unlimited access to prerecorded Node.js courses featuring full stack JavaScript web development. This includes 4 prerecorded classes, 8 hours of Node.js courses and hands-on exercises. Enroll to this class and schedule your own class time. Make your learning much easier by doing it at your pace.

What is the class structure?

You will have access to 4 prerecorded classes, which will ALL be available once you enroll. Each prerecorded class is around 2 hour long. You will get to code along the recordings at your own pace and able to check back on them whenever you like!

What time are the live classes?

The prerecorded classes will be released all at once upon enrollment and will be available indefinitely. You can schedule your time the way you like and even go back to review ALL 4 classes any time!

What do I need to know before the class?

This class is intended for those who are familiar with the principles of Front-end Web Development with HTML / CSS and browser-based JavaScript.

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