Archive for the ‘node.js’ Category

A Practical Guide to Planning a MEAN Stack Application

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A Practical Guide to Planning a MEAN Stack Application is an excerpt from Manning’s Getting MEAN with Mongo, Express, Angular, and Node, Second Edition. Getting MEAN, Second Edition is completely revised and updated to cover Angular 2, Node 6 and the...

Using MySQL with Node.js & the mysql JavaScript Client

NoSQL databases are all the rage these days and probably the preferred back-end for Node.js applications. But you shouldn't architect your next project based on what's hip and trendy, rather the type of database to be used should depend on the project'...

KeystoneJS: The Best Node.js Alternative to WordPress

KeystoneJS is a content management system and framework to build server applications that interact with a database. It is based on the Express framework for Node.js and uses MongoDB for data storage. It represents a CMS alternative for web developers w...

Introduction to Kubernetes: How to Deploy a Node.js Docker App

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While container technology has existed for years, Docker really took it mainstream. A lot of companies and developers now use containers to ship their apps. Docker provides an easy to use interface to work with containers. However, for any non-trivial...

Introduction to FuseBox — a Faster, Simpler Webpack Alternative

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Webpack has arguably become the de facto JavaScript module bundler, but it has a reputation for being confusing and difficult to learn. In this article I want to present a faster, simpler Webpack alternative — FuseBox. FuseBox is a next generation ec...

How I Designed & Built a Fullstack JavaScript Trello Clone

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A few weeks ago, I came across a developer sharing one of his side projects on GitHub: a Trello clone. Built with React, Redux, Express, and MongoDB, the project seemed to have plenty of scope for working on fullstack JS skills. I asked the developer, ...

A Guide to Testing and Debugging Node Applications

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A Guide to Testing and Debugging Node Applications — is an excerpt from Manning's Testing Node Applications. Thoroughly revised in its second edition, this book guides you through all the features, techniques, and concepts you'll need to build produc...

Build a CRUD App Using React, Redux and FeathersJS

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Building a modern project requires splitting the logic into front-end and back-end code. The reason behind this move is to promote code re-usability. For example, we may need to build a native mobile application that accesses the back-end API. Or we ma...