Node.js makes it far easier to create fast, compact, and reliable web/network applications and web servers, and is rapidly becoming indispensable to modern web developers.
You'll start by installing and running Node.js, understanding the extensions it uses, and quickly writing your first app. Next, building on the basics, you'll write more capable application servers and extend them with today's most powerful Node.js tools and modules. Finally, you'll discover today's best practices for testing, running Node.js code on production servers, and writing command-line utilities. more »