Learning Web App Development

Build quickly with proven JavaScript techniques

Grasp the fundamentals of web application development by building a simple database-backed app from scratch, using HTML, JavaScript, and other open source tools. Through hands-on tutorials, this practical guide shows inexperienced web app developers how to create a user interface, write a server, build client-server communication, and use a cloud-based service to deploy the application.

Each chapter includes practice problems, full examples, and mental models of the development workflow. Ideal for a college-level course, this book helps you get started with web app development by providing you with a solid grounding in the process.
* Set up a basic workflow with a text editor, version control system, and web browser
* Structure a user interface with HTML, and include styles with CSS
* Use JQuery and JavaScript to add interactivity to your application
* Link the client to the server with AJAX, JavaScript objects, and JSON
* Learn the basics of server-side programming with Node.js
* Store data outside your application with Redis and MongoDB
* Share your application by uploading it to the cloud with CloudFoundry
* Get basic tips for writing maintainable code on both client and server

Semmy Purewal is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. His passion for engaging communities through technology led him to co-found Free IT Athens, an all-volunteer non-profit organization in Athens, GA. Through this and a decade of teaching computer science at the college level, he has discovered some of the best approaches to teaching complex technical topics to non-technical people. Outside of community organizing and teaching, he has extensive experience as a software engineer with a diverse group of clients that include startups, non-profits and research labs.

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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 306
Erscheinungsdatum 31.03.2014
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-4493-7019-0
Verlag O'Reilly UK Ltd.
Maße (L/B/H) 23,3/17,7/2 cm
Gewicht 608 g
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Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
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