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Course Description

In this course, you will learn how to create a complete, multi-user web site using the Meteor.js framework and MongoDB. You will implement user authentication, security features, reactive templates and routing using iron router. You will carry out key database operations such as inserting, removing and updating data as well as sorting and filtering. You will see how a complete application can be built, line by line. At the end of the course, you will be able to:1. Install the Meteor.js system and create a web application2. Work with the Meteor.js packaging system3. Write Meteor.js templates that can reactively display data4. Use insert, remove and update operations on MongoDB5. Write MongoDB data filters to search for and sort data6 .Add user authentication functionality to a website7. Control what is displayed on the page using iron:router 8. Implement basic security features In this course, you will complete:1 server install assignment taking ~1 hour to complete1 programming assignment taking ~8 hours to complete4 quizzes, each taking ~20 minutes to completemultiple practice quizzes, each taking ~5 minutes to completePrerequisitesThis course is designed to build on top of the material delivered in the previous two courses in this specialisation. Therefore, we recommend that if you find this course too technically challenging that you first complete the previous courses before re-commencing this one. Specifically, we expect you to be able to code basic HTML, CSS and Javascript before you take this course. Participation in or completion of this online course will not confer academic credit for University of London programmes

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Instructor Details

Dr Martin Yee-King

Dr Matthew Yee-King is a Lecturer in Computing at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is an expert in creative digital signal processing and computer music and has worked with some of the leading names in the UK experimental music scene. He teaches on the BSc Creative Computing topics such as audio signal processing and synthesis, programming in Processing and audio development for the Android platform.

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