Node Web Development

Node Web Development

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This book is a practical introduction to learning about Node. Each chapter introduces you to a different area of Node, using screenshots and examples to get you up and running as quickly as possible. If you are a developer who wants to use JavaScript on the server side in order to build quicker, higher performing web applications, then this book is for you. It is recommended that you should have at least a rudimentary understanding of JavaScript and web application development.
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  • Electronic book text | 172 pages
  • Packt Publishing Limited
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 1849515158
  • 9781849515153

About David Herron

David Herron has worked as a software engineer and software quality engineer in Silicon Valley for over 20 years. His current role at Yahoo is an Architect of the Quality Engineering team for their new Node.js based web app platform. While a Staff Engineer at Sun Microsystems, David worked as Architect of the Java SE Quality Engineering team where he focused on test automation tools, including the AWT Robot class that's now widely used in GUI test automation software. He was involved with launching the OpenJDK project, the JDK-Distros project, and ran the worldwide Mustang Regressions Contest asking the Java developer community to find bugs in the Java 1.6 release. Before Sun he worked for VXtreme on the video streaming stack which eventually became Windows Media Player when Microsoft bought that company. At The Wollongong Group he worked on both e-mail client and server software and was part of several IETF working groups improving e-mail-related protocols. David is interested in electric vehicles, world energy supplies, climate change and environmental issues, and is a co-founder of Transition Silicon Valley. As an online journalist on he writes under the title Green Transportation Examiner, he blogs about sustainability issues on, runs a large electric vehicle discussion website on, and blogs about other topics including Node.js, Drupal and Doctor Who on
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