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Using Node.js and the MEAN Stack

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Lab Steps

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Logging into the Microsoft Azure Portal
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Connecting to the Lab Virtual Machine Using RDP
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Starting the Using Node.js and the MEAN Stack Lab Exercises

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DifficultyIntermediate
Time Limit8h
Students60
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Description

In this lab you will learn how to leverage JavaScript in end-to-end application development. Using Node.js and the MEAN stack (MongoDB, Express, Angular, Node.js) you will learn how to build open source modular and component-based web applications to build service-driven applications with a single web page user interface.

Please note this lab uses Angular 5 and ECMAScript2015.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lab you will be able to:

  • Understanding the benefits of Node.js
  • Installing and exploring Node.js
  • Initializing applications with Node Package Manager (npm) and working package.json
  • Node events and concurrency
  • Interacting with the file system using Node.js
  • Use MongoDB, Express, Angular, and Node.js to build applications

Intended Audience

This lab is intended for:

  • Individuals who want to learn Node.js
  • Developers looking to build their JavaScript toolkit
  • People who want to improve their full-stack development skills

Prerequisites

To make the most of this lab, you must have intermediate JavaScript skills. Completion of the Web Development Fundamentals - JavaScript lab is highly recommended to satisfy this prerequisite.

You will also benefit greatly from understanding how web-based architectures work.

About the Author

An outstanding trainer in software development with more than 15 years experience as a Corporate and Apprentice Trainer, ICT Teacher and Head of Department, with a passion for technology and its uses. Continuing to develop existing and new skills and courses, primarily in web design using PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS and SQL but also OOP (Java), programming foundations (Using Python), DevOps (Git, CI/CD, etc) and Agile/Scrum. Practically minded, a quick learner and a problem solver with an attention to detail to ensure high quality outcomes.

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