This article has been adapted from lesson 4 of Get Programming with Node.js and covers:
Generating a basic web server using Node.js and npm
Writing code that processes requests from a browser and sends back a response
Running a web server in your browser
From Get Programming with Node.js by Jonathan Wexler
This article covers routing and how a few more Express.js methods allow you to send meaningful data to the user before building a view. We’ll also walk through collecting a request’s query string. The article ends touching on the MVC design pattern.
From Serverless Applications with Node.js by Slobodan Stojanović and Aleksandar Simović
To understand serverless, consider for a moment washing machines. This might sound like a crazy place to start, but owning a server nowadays is similar to owning a washing machine. Everybody needs to clean their clothes, and the most logical solution seems to be buying a washing machine. But most of the time the washing machine is plugged in, it’s doing nothing. At best, it’s used five to fifteen hours per week. Same goes with servers. Most of the time, your average application server is waiting to receive a request, doing nothing.
From Getting MEAN with Mongo, Express, Angular, and Node, Second Edition by Simon Holmes
This article is a guide to planning a practical application on the MEAN stack.
By Pam Selle