Getting Started with Grunt: The JavaScript Task Runner

By Jaime Pillora

A handson method of studying the basics of Grunt

About This Book

  • Gain perception at the middle options of Grunt, Node.js and npm to start with Grunt.
  • Learn tips to set up, configure, run, and customise Grunt
  • Example-driven and packed with how to assist you create customized Grunt tasks

Who This booklet Is For

This publication is for JavaScript builders who are looking to become familiar with GruntJS and use it to construct and try their JavaScript purposes. the single requirement for this ebook is a easy figuring out of gadgets and services in JavaScript.

What you'll Learn

  • Learn approximately Grunt and its advantages
  • Understand Node.js and the way it pertains to Grunt
  • Take an in-depth examine npm, Node.js modules, and the operating of Grunt plugins
  • Get accustomed to fitting Grunt and developing your first Grunt construct environment
  • Gain perception at the equipment of configuring Grunt and whilst each one strategy might be used
  • Effectively execute Grunt by utilizing job arguments, job aliasing, multi-task pursuits, and more
  • Construct your individual Grunt projects, multi-tasks, and asynchronous tasks

In Detail

In fresh instances, smooth net browsers became the applying platform of selection. Grunt, in addition to its wide variety of plugins, offers an easy means of handling the massive variety of construct projects required to take care of a worldly net application.

Getting began with Grunt: The JavaScript activity Runner provide you with the entire info you want to turn into a good Grunt power-user. you are going to fast how you can set up, configure, and run Grunt. you'll move directly to know how to exploit third-party Grunt after which create your personal Grunt initiatives that cater on your specific needs.

This e-book first demonstrates numerous Grunt use instances sooner than operating during the steps of putting in, configuring, working, and customizing Grunt. you are going to how you can set up Node.js, the Node.js package deal supervisor (npm), and Grunt. Then, you are going to know how to establish and configure a personalised Grunt atmosphere. subsequent, you'll examine many of the equipment of working and customizing Grunt to make use of its flexibility. ultimately, to stress what has been learnt, you will find an entire instance construct of an internet application.

Getting all started with Grunt: The JavaScript activity Runner will allow you to create your own Grunt environments from scratch and completely make the most of Grunt's huge function set to successfully clear up your customized requirements.

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The Definitive Guide to HTML5 WebSocket

By Vanessa Wang, Frank Salim, Peter Moskovits

The Definitive advisor to HTML5 WebSocket is the final word insider’s WebSocket source. This innovative new net know-how allows you to harness the ability of real real-time connectivity and construct responsive, sleek net applications.  

This e-book comprises every little thing net builders and designers want to know approximately WebSocket. It discusses how WebSocket-based architectures offer a dramatic relief in pointless community overhead and latency in comparison to older HTTP (Ajax) architectures, tips on how to layer universal protocols akin to XMPP and STOMP on best of WebSocket, and the way to safe WebSocket connections and install WebSocket-based functions to the company. construct real-time net purposes with HTML5.  

This ebook:

  • Introduces you to the WebSocket API and protocol
  • Describes and offers real-world examples of protocol communique over WebSocket
  • Explains WebSocket safeguard and firm deployment

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Node: Up and Running: Scalable Server-Side Code with JavaScript

By Tom Hughes-Croucher, Mike Wilson

This e-book introduces you to Node, the recent internet improvement framework written in JavaScript. you will examine hands-on how Node makes lifestyles more straightforward for skilled JavaScript builders: not just are you able to paintings at the entrance finish and again lead to an identical language, you are going to even have extra flexibility in selecting easy methods to divide program common sense among patron and server.

Written by way of a center contributor to the framework, Node: Up and Running exhibits you ways Node scales as much as aid huge numbers of simultaneous connections throughout a number of servers, and scales right down to allow you to create quickly one-off functions with minimum infrastructure. outfitted at the V8 JavaScript engine that runs Google Chrome, Node is already profitable the hearts and minds of many businesses, together with Google and Yahoo! This ebook exhibits you why.

  • Understand Node's event-loop structure, non-blocking I/O, and event-driven programming
  • Discover how Node helps various database and information garage tools
  • Learn most sensible practices for writing easy-to-maintain code for Node
  • Get concrete examples of the way to take advantage of many of the Node APIs in practice
  • Take good thing about the book’s whole API reference

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Express.js Blueprints

Learn to exploit Express.js pragmatically via developing 5 enjoyable and powerful real-world APIs, with an advantage bankruptcy on Koa.js

About This Book

  • Develop scalable APIs utilizing the Express.js framework for Node.js
  • Be extra efficient by means of studying approximately Express.js intricacies and its helping libraries
  • Get to grips with coding top practices and Test-Driven improvement to create real-world purposes utilizing Express.js

Who This publication Is For

This e-book is for newbies to Node.js and in addition should you are technically complicated. by means of the top of this booklet, each powerfuble developer may have accomplished services in development internet purposes with Express.js.

What you are going to Learn

  • Set up the Express.js framework with a uncomplicated scaffold
  • Model information utilizing Mongoose and construct a CRUD API to shop the knowledge in a database
  • Use offers to prevent callback hell in Node.js
  • Address scalability issues and take care of race conditions
  • Apply test-driven improvement (TDD) by utilizing Mocha to jot down checks in your apps
  • Get acquainted with service-oriented structure (SOA)
  • Integrate Socket.IO and dynamically push updates to the client
  • Write Node.js APIs via leveraging generator capabilities utilizing Koa.js

In Detail

APIs are on the middle of each critical internet software. Express.js is the preferred framework for development on most sensible of Node.js, an exhilarating instrument that's effortless to take advantage of and lets you construct APIs and advance your backend in JavaScript. Express.js Blueprints includes many well-crafted tutorials that might train you the way to construct strong APIs utilizing Express.js.

The e-book covers a variety of forms of functions, each one with a various set of demanding situations. you are going to begin with the fundamentals resembling web hosting static content material and person authentication and paintings your manner as much as growing real-time, multiplayer on-line video games utilizing a mix of HTTP and Socket.IO. subsequent, you will study the foundations of SOA in Node.js and notice them used to construct a pairing as a provider. If that isn't adequate, we are going to construct a CRUD backend to submit hyperlinks and upvote with Koa.js!

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HTML5 and JavaScript Web Apps

By Wesley Hales

This hands-on e-book seems to be previous the hype and buzzwords surrounding HTML5 and offers you a conservative and functional method of utilizing HTML5, JavaScript MVC frameworks, and the most recent W3C standards. You’ll fast grasp tips to construct cellular and machine internet apps which are generally supported throughout all significant net browsers and devices.

Even notwithstanding net garage, net employees, Geolocation, machine Orientation, and WebSockets were coated repeatedly some time past, it's always from a really excessive or simple point. This publication is going into the trenches to study real use instances for every of those APIs and provides real-world examples on find out how to use each. if you are accustomed to JavaScript, CSS and HTML fundamentals and are able to begin piecing jointly the structure of HTML5, then this e-book is for you.

  • Assemble a coherent architectural complete from HTML5’s complicated number of parts
  • Gain a transparent realizing of client-side structure and the "mobile first" approach
  • Design, create, and song crowd pleasing and powerful cellular internet apps
  • Explore how the head 5 JavaScript MVC frameworks have interaction with the server
  • Learn top practices for developing a uncooked WebSocket server
  • Examine how websites similar to Google, Twitter, and Amazon shop info at the client
  • Use real-world tools for using geolocation, and examine the pitfalls of varied implementations
  • Process photographs and different information within the historical past with net Workers

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The JavaScript Pocket Guide (Peachpit Pocket Guide)

By Lenny Burdette

JavaScript is an object-oriented scripting language that allows you to switch a document's constitution, styling, and content material in accordance with person activities. this convenient pocket serves as either a brief creation to the language and acts a precious reference. it is filled with guidance in addition to JavaScript syntax, tools, and houses. Concise and cheap, it truly is precisely the advisor many net designers and builders want.

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Web Animation using JavaScript: Develop & Design (Develop and Design)

We've come a ways because the days of flashing banner advertisements and scrolling information tickers. at the present time, the lovely movement layout of iOS and Android dramatically improves a user's adventure - rather than detracting from it. the easiest websites and apps of this present day leverage animation to enhance the texture and intuitiveness in their interfaces. websites with out animation are beginning to believe antiquated.
This booklet will give you a technical origin to enforce animation in a manner that is either visually beautiful and programmatically maintainable. all through, we examine the stability among enriching a web page with movement layout whereas warding off pointless flourishes
Readers will how you can layout loading sequences that make sure clients remain totally engaged rather than tuning out, the best way to leverage uncomplicated physics ideas to make apps reply clearly to clients' enter (just like movement behaves within the actual world), easy methods to take advantage of CSS transforms to create wealthy intensity in animations, and the way to totally leverage JavaScript animation libraries like Velocity.js to streamline animation programming. From animation functionality to conception, we disguise every thing had to develop into a qualified internet animator. even if you are a amateur or specialist net developer, this publication is for everyone.
Why is all of this so very important? Why is it worthy a while to develop into a certified movement fashion designer? for a similar cause that designers spend hours perfecting their pages' font and colour combos, movement designers ideal their animations' transition and easing combos: subtle items suppose better. They depart clients whispering to themselves, "Wow, this is often cool", correct earlier than they flip to a pal and exclaim, "You gotta try out this."

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You Don't Know JS: Scope & Closures

By Kyle Simpson

No topic how a lot event you will have with JavaScript, odds are you don’t absolutely comprehend the language. This concise but in-depth advisor takes you inside of scope and closures, center options you want to understand to develop into a extra effective and powerful JavaScript programmer. You’ll learn the way and why they paintings, and the way an knowing of closures could be a strong a part of your improvement skillset.

Like different books within the "You Don’t be aware of JS" sequence, Scope and Closures dives into trickier elements of the language that many JavaScript programmers easily keep away from. Armed with this information, you could in attaining precise JavaScript mastery.

  • Learn approximately scope, a suite of principles to assist JavaScript engines find variables on your code
  • Go deeper into nested scope, a chain of boxes for variables and functions
  • Explore functionality- and block-based scope, “hoisting”, and the styles and merits of scope-based hiding
  • Discover the best way to use closures for synchronous and asynchronous projects, together with the production of JavaScript libraries

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Node Cookbook Second Edition

By David Mark Clements

Over 50 recipes to grasp the artwork of asynchronous serverside JavaScript utilizing Node.js, with insurance of show four and Socket.IO frameworks and the hot Streams API

About This Book

  • Work with JSON, XML, internet sockets to utilize asynchronous programming
  • Extensive code samples protecting convey four and Socket.IO
  • Learn tips on how to strategy information with streams and create really good streams
  • Packed with functional recipes taking you from the fundamentals to extending Node together with your personal modules

Who This booklet Is For

If you've a few wisdom of JavaScript and need to construct speedy, effective, scalable client-server suggestions, then Node Cookbook moment variation is for you. wisdom of Node can be a bonus yet isn't required. skilled clients of Node might be capable of increase their skills.

What you'll Learn

  • Create other forms of servers
  • Manipulate every kind of data
  • Interface with numerous databases
  • Use streams for effective, strong facts shuffling
  • Create real-time apps
  • Create command-line apps
  • Write and submit your personal modules
  • Work with the explicit framework
  • Get to grips with the module ecosystem
  • Explore with exterior distant APIs
  • Learn a number of safeguard, encryption, and authentication techniques

In Detail

Node Cookbook moment variation exhibits you ways to move your JavaScript talents to server-side programming. it's going to speak you thru a number of the server-side situations, usually saving you effort and time by means of demonstrating top practices and exhibiting you the way to prevent safeguard fake pas.

Beginning with making your personal net server, the recipes are designed to permit tender development via Node with the intention to assist you layout complete net purposes, command-line functions, and Node modules.

There's additionally broad insurance on utilizing well known frameworks comparable to exhibit four and Socket.IO, writing your personal Node modules and other ways to take your apps live.

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Eloquent JavaScript: A Modern Introduction to Programming

By Marijn Haverbeke

JavaScript lies on the middle of just about each smooth net software, from social apps to the latest browser-based video games. even though basic for newbies to choose up and play with, JavaScript is a versatile, advanced language so you might use to construct full-scale applications.

Eloquent JavaScript, 2d Edition dives deep into the JavaScript language to teach you the way to jot down attractive, potent code. writer Marijn Haverbeke immerses you in instance code from the beginning, whereas workouts and full-chapter initiatives offer you hands-on adventure with writing your personal courses. As you construct initiatives akin to a man-made lifestyles simulation, an easy programming language, and a paint application, you are going to learn:

  • The crucial components of programming, together with syntax, keep watch over, and data
  • How to arrange and make clear your code with object-oriented and practical programming techniques
  • How to script the browser and make uncomplicated internet applications
  • How to exploit the DOM successfully to have interaction with browsers
  • How to harness Node.js to construct servers and utilities

This version is punctiliously revised and modernized to mirror the present kingdom of JavaScript and internet browsers, with brand-new fabric, comparable to a bankruptcy on code functionality in Java­Script, and extended insurance of recursion and closures. All resource code is offered on-line in an interactive sandbox, the place you could edit the code, run it, and spot its output instantly.

Isn't it time you grew to become fluent within the language of the Web?

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