Learn Node.js from Scratch

Learn Node.js from Scratch


56 Lessons

11h 20min

Certificate of Completion

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Learn Node.js from Scratch
65 Playgrounds
6 Quizzes
25 Illustrations

Takeaway Skills

Use Node.js to build server-side JavaScript applications.

Build web applications with Express and Socket.IO.

Use Node Package Manager (npm) to manage, build & publish packages.

Deepen our JavaScript knowledge to build better applications.

Course Overview

Built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine, Node.js is a runtime environment that enables JavaScript to run outside the browser. This course will help you learn the fundamentals of Node.js to build portable applications. You’ll learn about the components and build patterns of Node.js. You’ll also explore the API to learn how to create modules and write code to unique data files. Moreover, you’ll delve into the features and practices of JavaScript and build a REST API using the Express framework from scratch. T...Show More

Course Content


Before We Begin


Node.js Overview


The Node.js API


JavaScript Essentials Review


Building a RESTful API with Express


Authentication with Passport.js and JSON Web Tokens

5 Lessons


Build a Live Trivia Game with Socket.IO

9 Lessons


Wrap Up!

1 Lesson



2 Lessons

How You'll Learn

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Progress You Can Show

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