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Creating a NodeJS Web Server to Run angular-seed

The angular-seed project on GitHub is a great way to start playing with AngularJS. It allows you to get an AngularJS single-page web app up and running very quickly. If you want to run your web app with NodeJS then you will need to create a basic Node server. I will attempt to explain how to create a Node server configuration using some common Express framework components. ...

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A Gentle Introduction to Node.js

Recently at work, I sought to familiarize myself with Node.js. Naturally, I started searching the pool of applications in Keyhole’s GitHub repository. This was the first time I was using Node.js and the instructions in the application readme file to run the application locally was thoroughly detailed. However, I ran into some very basic questions trying to run the application ...

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Understanding Garbage Collection and Memory in Node.js

Whenever there is bad press coverage of Node.js, it is (typically) related to performance problems. This does not mean that Node.js is more prone to problems than other technologies — the user must simply be aware of certain things about how Node.js works. While this technology has a rather flat learning curve, the machinery that keeps Node.js ticking is quite ...

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Async for Node.js

Async module for node.js saves the day when it comes to synchronizing asynchronous tasks, or executing them in a serial manner. To execute tasks in order, you can use the series method. var async = require('async'); var somethingAsynchronous = function(callback) { console.log('Called something asynchronous'); callback(); }; var somethingElseAsynchronous = function(callback) { console.log('called something else asynchronous'); callback() }; async.series([ function(callback) { ...

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My journey @ Node Interactive in Portland

1. Introduction Where I live, in Quebec City, JavaScript is not glittering much. We’re a small city and most of our IT projects are for the government, and here, it’s Microsoft. So I went to Portland in the US at the Node Interactive and this article is a summary of the sessions I attended. Note that if you are interested ...

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Top 4 Javascript Concepts a Node.js Beginner Must Know

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you only had to know one programming language for building a full stack application? Ryan Dahl put this thought into action and created Node.js. Node.js is a server side framework that is built upon Chrome’s powerful V8 JavaScript engine. Though originally written in C++, it uses JavaScript to be used in applications. See, problem solved. ...

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Node.js: Command line programming

This article is part of our Academy Course titled Building web apps with Node.js. In this course, you will get introduced to Node.js. You will learn how to install, configure and run the server and how to load various modules. Additionally, you will build a sample application from scratch and also get your hands dirty with Node.js command line programming. ...

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Node.js: Express tutorial

This article is part of our Academy Course titled Building web apps with Node.js. In this course, you will get introduced to Node.js. You will learn how to install, configure and run the server and how to load various modules. Additionally, you will build a sample application from scratch and also get your hands dirty with Node.js command line programming. ...

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Node.js: Full application example

This article is part of our Academy Course titled Building web apps with Node.js. In this course, you will get introduced to Node.js. You will learn how to install, configure and run the server and how to load various modules. Additionally, you will build a sample application from scratch and also get your hands dirty with Node.js command line programming. ...

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