Nodejs Weekend Training

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Cowork South Bay

22519 Hawthorne Boulevard

Torrance, CA 90505

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Learn Node.js, Express and more in a weekend! This course teaches experienced JavaScript developers how to use Node.js to build data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.

Whether you are a manager looking for training to get your team up to speed with Nodejs or an individual employee that would prefer to learn Node.js in a way that is more interesting than reading books or watching boring videos, this intensive 2 day training will give you the knowledge to design, build and debug applications using the Node.JS!Nodejs Logo

The fundamentals and advance application of Node will be covered. We will explore the design choices that make Node.js unique, how this changes the way applications are built and how systems of applications work most effectively in this model. You will learn how to create modular code that’s robust, expressive and clear. Understand when to use callbacks, event emitters and streams.

Don’t be siloed at home or your office watching boring training videos. A live, instructor-led training environment is enjoyable and a GREAT way to networking and even learn from your peers.

Course Outline

Introduction and Installation

  • Installation

  • What is Node.js?

  • What’s new in Node 8?

  • V8

  • nvm & nvm-windows

Modern JavaScript

  • Array methods

  • let and const

  • Template strings

  • Arrow functions

  • Default parameters

  • Destructuring

  • Spread operator

  • Class

  • Convenience features


  • Node version

  • Enter and exit the REPL

  • Evaluating expressions

  • Assigning variables

HTTP and Web Servers

  • Core Modules

  • Process

  • A simple web server


  • Signup

  • Heroku CLI

  • Heroku dashboard

  • Deployment

  • Log files


  • Stream consumers

  • Flowing vs paused

  • Readable

  • Writeable

  • Duplex

  • Transforms


  • Middleware

  • Static server

  • Pug

  • File Upload

Authentication and Authorization

  • Terms

  • Passport

  • Simple authentication

  • OAuth


  • Routes

  • Endpoints

MongoDB and Mongoose

  • Setup

  • mLab

  • Connection Strings

  • Queries


File System


  • Windows

  • Reading a file

  • Writing a file

Socket IO

  • Installation

  • Creating a connection

  • A simple chat app

  • Streaming a file

Unit Tests

  • Jasmine

  • Creating Test Suites

  • Executing Tests

Who is This Class For?

This course is for the intermediate developers looking to build powerful web applications using Node JS and it’s associated technologies.


Attendees should have at least an intermediate knowledge of JavaScript. They should be familiar with web server application design concepts (such as accessing databases and SOA concepts), as well as basic HTML and CSS.

Requirements & Development Environment

Participates should bring a laptop/notebook computer. Mac or PC with any modern web browser installed and working wi-fi. The instructor will provide any additional direction for environment preparation in class.

Instructor, Troy Miles
Troy Miles is a Software Engineer and instructor. He is exceptionally skilled at full stack. He posses deep knowledge of the following frameworks: AngularJS, jQuery, jQuery Mobile, PhoneGap, Backbone, Ember, Jasmine, and Mocha

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