Node.js, Express & MongoBD in a weekend

Extend your existing JavaScript skills to write back-end code for your web applications.

In this course, we take you on a fun, hands-on and pragmatic journey to learning Node.js, Express and MongoDB development. You’ll start building your first Node.js app within minutes. Every chapter is written in a bite-sized manner and straight to the point as I don’t want to waste your time (and most certainly mine) on the content you don’t need. In the end, you will have the skills to create a blog app and deploy it to the Internet.

What you’ll learn

  • Build and deploy a blog app with Node JS, Express and MongoDB.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 5 lectures • 22min.
  • Introduction to npm & Express –> 5 lectures • 21min.
  • Beginning our Blog Project –> 4 lectures • 20min.
  • Templating Engines –> 2 lectures • 15min.
  • Introduction to MongoDB –> 6 lectures • 24min.
  • Applying MongoDB to our Project –> 6 lectures • 29min.
  • Uploading an Image with Express –> 2 lectures • 10min.
  • Introduction to Express Middleware –> 2 lectures • 8min.
  • Refactoring to MVC –> 2 lectures • 13min.
  • User Registration –> 6 lectures • 28min.

Node.js, Express & MongoBD in a weekend

Requirements

  • Basic programming experience.

In this course, we take you on a fun, hands-on and pragmatic journey to learning Node.js, Express and MongoDB development. You’ll start building your first Node.js app within minutes. Every chapter is written in a bite-sized manner and straight to the point as I don’t want to waste your time (and most certainly mine) on the content you don’t need. In the end, you will have the skills to create a blog app and deploy it to the Internet.

In this course, we will cover:

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Introduction to npm & Express
  • Chapter 3: Beginning our Blog Project
  • Chapter 4: Templating Engines
  • Chapter 5: Introduction to MongoDB
  • Chapter 6: Applying MongoDB to our Project
  • Chapter 7: Uploading an Image with Express
  • Chapter 8: Introduction to Express Middleware
  • Chapter 9: Refactoring to MVC
  • Chapter 10: User Registration
  • Chapter 11: User Authentication with Express Sessions
  • Chapter 12: Showing Validation Errors
  • Chapter 13: Relating Post Collection with User Collection
  • Chapter 14: Adding a WYSIWYG Editor
  • Chapter 15: Using MongoDB Atlas
  • Chapter 16: Deploying Web Apps on Heroku

The goal of this course is to teach you Node.js, Express and MongoDB development in a manageable way without overwhelming you. We focus only on the essentials and cover the material in a hands-on practice manner for you to code along.

About the Reader

No previous knowledge on Node.js development required, but you should have basic programming knowledge.

About the Author

Greg Lim is a technologist and author of several programming books. Greg has many years in teaching programming in tertiary institutions and he places special emphasis on learning by doing.

Get Tutorial