Advanced Express Web Application Development by Andrew Keig

By Andrew Keig

Your advisor to construction specialist real-world net purposes with Express


  • tips on how to construct scalable, powerful, and trustworthy internet purposes with convey utilizing a test-first, feature-driven strategy
  • Full of functional counsel and genuine international examples, and brought in an easy-to-read structure
  • discover and take on the problems you stumble upon in commercially constructing and deploying an show software

In Detail

development an exhibit software that's trustworthy, strong, maintainable, testable, and will scale past a unmarried server calls for slightly additional suggestion and energy. exhibit functions that have to live on in a creation surroundings might want to achieve out to the Node atmosphere and past, for help.

You will begin by means of laying the rules of your software program improvement trip, as you drive-out positive aspects lower than try. you'll flow on quick to extend in your latest wisdom, studying how you can create an online API and a eating purchaser. you'll then introduce a real-time point on your application.

Following on from this, you are going to start a strategy of incrementally bettering your software and take on safeguard, SSL help, and safeguard vulnerabilities. subsequent, the e-book will take you thru the method of scaling after which decoupling your software. ultimately, you are going to look at quite a few how to enhance your application's functionality and reliability.

What you'll research from this book

  • increase a function pushed convey net software
  • construct and eat a RESTful net API utilizing purchaser and server part templating
  • safe and guard show with passport authentication and SSL through stud
  • Scale exhibit past a unmarried server with Redis and Hipache
  • Decouple exhibit for more suitable scalability and maintainability
  • Support real-time software improvement with Socket.IO
  • Handle disasters with a minimal influence to provider availability utilizing clusters and domain names
  • Understand and deal with exhibit barriers, together with whilst and the place to move for help


A functional e-book, guiding the reader throughout the improvement of a unmarried web page software utilizing a feature-driven approach.

Who this ebook is written for

If you're an skilled JavaScript developer who desires to construct hugely scalable, real-world purposes utilizing show, this e-book is perfect for you. This e-book is a sophisticated identify and assumes that the reader has a few adventure with Node.js, JavaScript MVC internet improvement frameworks, and has heard of convey prior to, or knows it. you want to actually have a easy figuring out of Redis and MongoDB.

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The body contains the following areas: a header, which includes either a login button or a logout button with a welcome message, a project-list form, repository-list, commit-list, and issue-list. js is a lightweight and very flexible JavaScript Model View (MV*) framework that simplifies the building of complex JavaScript applications. It includes some very basic primitives that allow us to decouple our client's model and logic from its view. Backbone supports a RESTful JSON interface that ties models/ collections to a RESTful API.

Js. We start by importing the required modules including github. We define a constructor function that accepts as input a GitHub access token and a user. js. We start by defining our prototype function repositories. We call getAll on the github module. If we get an error, we return the error; if no repositories are found we return a null value. If we find repositories, we use the map function to create a new array of items using the underscore pick function to select the three attributes id, name, and description.

If we receive repositories, we return a 200 OK status with the repositories. js for our List commits feature. js. We start by defining our function, commits, that takes a list of repos. each to loop though all repos. The async module allows us to do asynchronous work over IO. getCommits; we pass it our GitHub user and repo. getCommits() returns an error. When we get a response, we use the map function to create a new array of items using the uderscore pick function to select two attributes: committer and message.

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