Let’s take a closer look at each chapter of this Node.js Full Course for Beginners:
Chapter 1: Start Here
In this introductory chapter, you’ll get an overview of Node.js, its features, and its role in web development. You’ll also learn how to set up your development environment and get ready to dive into coding with Node.js.
Chapter 2: Read and Write Files
Learn how to interact with the file system using Node.js. This chapter covers reading and writing files, handling errors, and performing various file operations.
Chapter 3: NPM Modules
Discover the power of Node Package Manager (NPM) and explore how to leverage existing modules and libraries to enhance your Node.js applications. Learn how to install, manage, and use NPM packages effectively.
Chapter 4: Event Emitter
Understand the event-driven architecture of Node.js and how to utilize the EventEmitter module to handle and emit events. This chapter explores event-driven programming concepts and shows you how to work with event emitters in Node.js.
Chapter 5: Build a Web Server
Learn how to create a basic web server using Node.js. Explore the HTTP module and build a server that can handle incoming requests and send responses. Get hands-on experience with routing, handling different HTTP methods, and serving static files.
Chapter 6: Intro to Express JS framework
Dive into the popular Express JS framework, which simplifies the process of building web applications with Node.js. Understand the core concepts of Express and learn how to create routes, handle middleware, and structure your Express application.
Chapter 7: Middleware
Explore the concept of middleware in Express and discover how it enables you to add additional functionality to your application’s request-response cycle. Learn how to create custom middleware and leverage existing middleware libraries.
Chapter 8: Routing
Deepen your understanding of routing in Express. Discover how to define routes for different URLs, handle dynamic parameters, and implement RESTful APIs using Express Router.
Chapter 9: MVC REST API
Learn about the Model-View-Controller (MVC) architectural pattern and how to build a RESTful API using Express and MongoDB. Explore concepts such as data validation, error handling, and implementing CRUD operations.
Chapter 10: Authentication
Gain insights into user authentication and security in Node.js applications. Learn how to implement user registration, login, and password hashing to enhance the security of your application.
Chapter 11: JWT Auth
Explore JSON Web Tokens (JWT) and their role in authentication. Implement JWT-based authentication in your Node.js application and learn how to secure routes using token-based authentication.
Chapter 12: User Roles | Authorization
Extend your authentication system by incorporating user roles and authorization. Implement role-based access control and restrict certain actions based on user roles.
Chapter 13: Intro to MongoDB & Mongoose
Get introduced to MongoDB, a popular NoSQL database, and learn how to interact with it using Mongoose, an Object Data Modeling (ODM) library for Node.js. Discover how to perform CRUD operations on MongoDB collections.
Chapter 14: Mongoose Data Models
Deep dive into Mongoose and understand how to define complex data models, handle relationships between collections, and perform advanced queries using Mongoose’s powerful querying capabilities.
Chapter 15: Async CRUD Operations
Explore asynchronous programming in Node.js and learn how to handle asynchronous CRUD operations using promises and async/await. Discover best practices for error handling and managing async code in Node.js applications.
By completing this Node.js Full Course for Beginners, you’ll have gained a solid foundation in Node.js development, along with practical experience in building web servers, RESTful APIs, and implementing authentication and authorization. The course provides valuable resources and source code that you can refer to throughout your learning journey. So, grab your favorite code editor, such as Visual Studio Code, and dive into the world of Node.js to level up your programming skills.
– Visual Studio Code: [Link to Visual Studio Code](https://code.visualstudio.com/)
– All Resources & Source Code: [GitHub Repository](https://github.com/gitdagray/node_js_resources)
❗ During the tutorial I mention several resources to be provided “in the description below” including links to source code for the various chapters. I have put all of these resource links in one GitHub repository.
Node.js Full Course for Beginners:
(0:00:58) Chapter 1: Start Here
(0:17:26) Chapter 2: Read and Write Files
(0:45:17) Chapter 3: NPM Modules
(1:08:20) Chapter 4: Event Emitter
(1:23:26) Chapter 5: Build a Web Server
(2:02:13) Chapter 6: Intro to Express JS framework
(2:23:33) Chapter 7: Middleware
(2:58:34) Chapter 8: Routing
(3:23:50) Chapter 9: MVC REST API
(3:43:49) Chapter 10: Authentication
(4:09:43) Chapter 11: JWT Auth
(5:09:21) Chapter 12: User Roles | Authorization
(5:37:58) Chapter 13: Intro to MongoDB & Mongoose
(5:54:32) Chapter 14: Mongoose Data Models
(6:15:27) Chapter 15: Async CRUD Operations
? Visual Studio Code: https://code.visualstudio.com/
? All Resources & Source Code: https://github.com/gitdagray/node_js_resources