Developing Node.js Applications on IBM Cloud

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 12 December 2017

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ISBN-10: 0738442852
ISBN-13: 9780738442853
IBM Form #: SG24-8406-01


Authors: Ahmed Azraq, Mohamed Ewies and Ahmed S. Hassan

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    Abstract

    This IBM® Redbooks® publication explains how to create various applications based on Node.js, and deploy and run them on IBM Cloud. This book includes the following exercises:

    • Develop a Hello World application in Node.js on IBM Cloud.
    • Use asynchronous callback to call an external service.
    • Create an Express application.
    • Build a rich front-end application by using React and ES6.

    During these exercises, you will perform these tasks:

    • Create an IBM SDK for Node.js application.
    • Write your first Node.js application.
    • Deploy an IBM SDK for Node.js application on an IBM Cloud account.
    • Create a Node.js module and use it in your code.
    • Understand asynchronous callbacks and know how to use it to call an external service.
    • Understand IBM Watson™ Language Translator service.
    • Create a Hello World Express application.
    • Create a simple HTML view for your application.
    • Understand Express routing.
    • Use third-party modules in Node.js.
    • Understand IBM Watson® Natural Language Understanding service.
    • Use a Git repository on IBM Cloud DevOps services.
    • Understand Delivery Pipeline.
    • Understand how to clone an IBM Cloud application.
    • Use React to create interactive web pages.
    • Understand the following concepts of ES6: Classes, arrow functions, and promises.

    This book is for beginner and experienced developers who want to start coding Node.js applications on IBM Cloud.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Developing a Hello World Node.js app on IBM Cloud

    Chapter 2. Understanding asynchronous callback

    Chapter 3. Creating your first Express application

    Chapter 4. Building a rich front-end application by using React and ES6

     

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