Getting Started with Node.js - Full Tutorial

This FreeCodeCamp.org tutorial is a single video designed to take students from an introduction of Node.js all the way through application development and debugging. It takes right at 2 hours and 30 minutes, and it covers all of the basics of the Node.js environment. It is supplemented with hundreds of professional programming articles and a number of additional external resources, making for a robust learning experience.

Created by: Samer Buna

Produced in 2019

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What you will learn

  • Executing files
  • Modules
  • Publishing
  • Creating a web server
  • Events and Streams
  • Debugging

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Overall Score : 86 / 100

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Course Description

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Learn the fundamentals of the very popular Node.js runtime and get comfortable writing JavaScirpt code for Node.js.

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    • Content is extremely focused, enabling for greater clarity than peer instructional resources.
    • Samer Buna is a renowned educator and mentor. His presentation is among the best.
    • Course is ultimately a great resource to prime users for the vast supplemental information, making it an invaluable resource for beginners to move towards mastery of Node.js.
    • Though it claims to be a full tutorial, it is really just an introduction. Mastery of Node.js is too complicated to be conveyed in a single video.
    • Supplemental information is substantially more advanced than the presentation in the video.
    • Works best when taken alongside additional Node.js introductions.

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Instructor Details

Samer Buna

Samer Buna is a polyglot coder with years of practical experience in designing, implementing, and testing software, including web and mobile applications development, API design, functional programming, optimization, system administration, databases, and scalability. Samer worked in several industries including real estate, government, education, and publications. Samer has also authored several technical books and online courses about Node.js, React.js, GraphQL, and Ruby on Rails. He is passionate about everything JavaScript, and he loves exploring new libraries.

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By Sourav Dutta on 11/15/2019

I absolutely loved this tutorial. Learned a lot.

By Azeem Yassim on 09/06/2019

The only issue I have with FCC videos is sometimes the recording is a bit to low volume. It would be nicer if you recorded a bit louder and gave the user the ability to adjust, other than that great content as always

By Davide Bagno on 11/23/2019

Quite good, you could have gone more rapidly in the initial basic part, and you could have given some example of the latest things, but all considered, it's a good job.