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Node.js API Development Webinar Series

If you are a developer looking for an overview on the fundamentals of Node.js and how it can be leveraged in the enterprise to create scalable APIs, apps and services, this webinar series is for you! This series will cover basic concepts, as well as, advanced topics you’ll encounter in production demonstrated with code walk-throughs, case studies and exercises to try at home. At the conclusion of this series you will have a good understanding of the concepts concerning Node fundamentals, designing APIs with the Loopback framework, plus integrating CI and DevOps best practices into your applications.

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May 14: Picking the Right Node.js Framework for Your Use Case

Topics covered in this webinar:

  • Understanding the evolution of frameworks by design patterns
  • Express
  • Hapi
  • Sails.js
  • LoopBack.io

When: May 14, 2015 at 10 AM Pacific

Duration: 45 mins plus Q&A

Archived Presentation Slides

May 28: JavaScript and Node.js Fundamentals

Topics covered in this webinar:

    • Why Server-Side JavaScript?
    • About Node.js
    • JavaScript fundamentals
    • JavaScript language constructs
    • Modules
    • Introduction to NPM
    • Building a simple application
    • Understanding non-blocking I/O

When: May 28, 2015 at 10 AM Pacific

Duration: 45 mins plus Q&A

Archived Presentation Slides and Video

June 11: Node.js Architecture and Getting Started with the Express Framework

Topics covered in this webinar:

    • Architecture including clustering and load balancing
    • Middleware pattern
    • Getting started with Express

When: June 11, 2015 at 10 AM Pacific

Duration: 45 mins plus Q&A

Slides for for this presentation are here. A video recording of the presentation can be found here.

June 25: Understanding RESTful APIs, Handling Real-Time Communications and Debugging in Node.js

Topics covered in this webinar:

  • REST basics
  • Making requests
  • Handling responses
  • How middleware works
  • Real-time communications in Node
  • Debugging Node applications

When: June 25, 2015 at 10 AM Pacific

Duration: 45 mins plus Q&A

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July 9: Introduction to the LoopBack Node.js Framework

Topics covered in this webinar:

  • Frameworks and Patterns
  • Model driven development
  • Working with data connectors
  • Working with Services connectors
  • Relationship mapping/ORM
  • Swagger
  • Remote methods and hooks

When: July 9, 2015 at 10 AM Pacific

Duration: 45 mins plus Q&A

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July 23: API Security, Customization and Mobile backends

Topics covered in this webinar:

  • API fine grained Authorization using Roles and ACLs in LoopBack
  • Connecting authentication to the front end
  • Third party and social (facebook, twitter) logins using OAuth2
  • Adding Node middleware for proxying, authentication, and traffic throttling

When: July 23, 2015 at 10 AM Pacific

Duration: 45 mins plus Q&A

Slides from the presentation are here.

Aug 6: Best Practices for Deploying Node in Production

Topics covered in this webinar:

  • Build
  • Deploy
  • Clustering
  • Process Management
  • Load balancing with Nginx
  • Working with Docker containers

When: Aug 6, 2015 at 10 AM Pacific

Duration: 45 mins plus Q&A

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Aug 20: Node.js Performance Tuning and DevOps

Topics covered in this webinar: 

  • Memory leak detection
  • CPU, HEAP and memory profiling
  • Transaction profling
  • Root cause analysis

When: Aug 20, 2015 at 10 AM Pacific

Duration: 45 mins plus Q&A

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Attend four webinars and take the StrongLoop Certified Node Developer exam for free (a $199 value) plus for those of you in North America, a free t-shirt!