Understanding routing of expressJS in Node.JS

For further advanced reading you may want to prefer REST API using express . I have started learning Node.JS and for web apps most popular ExpressJS framework. Well few call it big library as well. As learner does not matter whether big library or framework, let’s start exploring. While exploring express realised that one of … Continue reading Understanding routing of expressJS in Node.JS

Setup Express and run first application in Node.js

In this post we will take a step by step look in setting up Express and creating first application. I assume that you have already installed Node. If not then go ahead and install from here Once node.js is successfully installed, you can install Express framework by running npm install express on command prompt. After … Continue reading Setup Express and run first application in Node.js

Create REST API on Node.js using Visual Studio

Find Source Code on Github In this post I am not going to explain, what is REST? I assume you are already aware of REST concepts hence on this post to create REST API on Node.js which will perform CRUD operations. I am going to use Visual Studio to create Node Application and before you … Continue reading Create REST API on Node.js using Visual Studio

Create a Router in Node.js using crossroads

Routers are very important in any web server. Primary function of a Router is to accept request and on basis of requested URL trigger desired process. Consider a rough example in that client is requesting http://abc.com/users/myprofile and there request may serve from URL http://abc.com/node/2 assuming user is stored in node with id 2. In Node.js … Continue reading Create a Router in Node.js using crossroads

How to upload file in Node.js

In this post we will take a look on uploading a file on a web server created using Node.js. stream in Node.js makes this task super easy to upload files or for that matter working with any data transfer in between server and client. To upload file we will work with two modules http and … Continue reading How to upload file in Node.js

Create Echo Server in Node.js

Creating HTTP server in Node.js is very simple. In this post we will learn to create an echo server using Node.js. Before we move ahead, let us understand what an echo server is. In echo server, client sends data to server and server returns back same data to server. To create echo server, let us … Continue reading Create Echo Server in Node.js

Inheritance in Node.js

Read other posts on Node.js here In this post we will take a look on inheritance of objects in Node.js. We will learn to use utility module to achieve inheritance in Node.js. However keep in mind that you can write plain JavaScript to achieve inheritance in Node as well. You can use Object.create() to inherit … Continue reading Inheritance in Node.js

Getting started with Node.js development in Visual Studio

Setup Environment on Windows machine for Node.js Development [Set up Sublime Text] Yes you love node.js. You love event driven development and yes multi thread is old fashioned now. Your new found love is ASYNCHRONOUS. Asynchronous everything, even reading file system. As all we know Microsoft loves Developers. So in Build they decided to give … Continue reading Getting started with Node.js development in Visual Studio

Working with OS Module in Node.JS

In this post we will take a quick look on OS module in Node.js. OS module is to work with OS component. It provides some functionality to work with Operating System. Using this module you can get following information like below, OS target version Host name OS temp folder Total memory in system Free memory … Continue reading Working with OS Module in Node.JS