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What would you like to do?
  • Getting Node.js running
    • Install
    • REPL
    • Your first Hello World
    • Reference material (documentation, channels, etc)
  • JS 101
    • Console
    • Strings
    • Values and variables
    • Using functions
    • Built in JS functions
    • Writing new functions
    • Loops
    • Arrays
    • Objects
    • Closures
  • Why Node.js (green threads)
    • RAM vs. I/O latency
    • Blocking vs. Non-Blocking
    • Event-driven Programming
    • Understanding the Event Loop
    • Node.js Philosophy (userland vs. core)
  • Understanding npm ecosystem (modules vs npm modules)
    • Unix philosophy
    • Core modules vs npm modules
    • module.exports and exports
    • Using npm tools
    • Use a third party module
  • Async I/O
    • Callbacks
    • Event emitter
    • Node.js Streams
    • Callback pattern
  • Debugging your Node.js application
    • With an hammer (console.log)
    • node debugger
    • node inspector
  • Testing your Node.js application
    • TDD with tape
  • HTTP
    • What happens when we open a URL in a browser (request lifecycle)
    • Common Headers
    • HTTP module
    • Set up a HTTP server (test with cURL)
    • Use HTTP client
    • Use request
  • HTTP router
    • path, query string and request body
  • Web Frameworks
    • Hapijs
    • Templating Engines
  • RESTful APIs
    • Understand the common language
    • Design an API
  • Connect to third party services
    • APIs
    • Drivers
    • Connect to a DB

There was also, peer lectures about front end development

What I also would love to have included more in depth (wich there was more time! :D)

  • The Web Platform, how it eveolved
  • The transition to SPA/CA/NWA world
  • MVC/MVVM/MVW
  • JavaScript Framework Explositon (Angular.js, Ember, React, etc)
  • Asset Management (gulp, Makefile, grunt, npm scripts)
  • WebSockets
  • P2P applications WebRTC
  • Microservices Arquitectures (modern SOA)
  • Deployment + Horizontal Scaling
  • Continuous Integration
  • Team Best Practices (Code Review et. al)
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