Building high-performance web applications with Node.js

A session at Future Insights Live 2012

Monday 30th April, 2012

9:00am to 5:00pm (PST)

Learn how to build high performance Internet and web applications with Node.js. In is session Tom Hughes-Croucher will demonstrate how to quickly build a high performance chat server using Node.js. This live coding exercise will provide a real insight into what it looks like to build a project in server-side Javascript. In this hands-on class you’ll learn how to get started with Node.js using the Express MVC framework, and socket.io for real-time communication. We’ll explore how Node works and what techniques and architectures are most effective when programming Node. Learn how Node helped LinkedIn make an app that was twice as fast using 98% less servers than their Rails deployment.

What you'll learn:

  • How to get Node.js running
  • How to create a web app using express.js
  • How to create sockets using node.js and socket.io
  • How to communicate between browsers, services, and the server in real-time
  • Tips and techniques for building scalable Node.js web applications

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Tom Hughes-Croucher

I make things reliable at Uber

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Time 9:00am5:00pm PST

Date Mon 30th April 2012

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  • Node: Up and Running

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