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COMP 2912 - Node.js Fundamentals

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

Node.js is an open source server side platform based on V8, Chrome's JavaScript engine from Google. This hands-on workshop follows on from COMP 2015 and COMP 1950. It is aimed at students who already understand how to build web pages with HMTL, CSS and JavaScript. Node.js uses an event driven, non-blocking I/O model making it a lightweight framework for building data intensive real-time applications. The main goal of this workshop is to learn the Node.js programming model and use it build networked web applications Labs and exercises focus on using JavaScript to build networked web applications on Node.js platform. Topics include: Node's asynchronous programming model, express web application framework, accessing data store, using Node Package Manager to install and manage node modules. By the end of this workshop, successful participants learn to use Node.js to build scalable, data intensive networked applications using JavaScript. Node.js Fundamentals students may also want to complete COMP 2909 -AngularJS.

Prerequisite(s)

(COMP 2015 or COMP 1911) and COMP 1950 or equivalent knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$359.00

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 63400

Sat Apr 28 - Sat Jun 02 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 28 - Jun 02 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 DTC Rm. 300

Instructor

Kris Kothumbaka

Course Outline

Cost

$359.00

Notes

  1. PLEASE NOTE: Classes will run on May 19, 2018 (Victoria Day Weekend). REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Implement HTTP servers and clients.
  • Install and make use node modules to extend the capabilities of the Node.js platform.
  • Use express web framework to build web applications.
  • Build a RESTful API.
  • Connect and retrieve data from a Data store.
  • Access the file system to read and write files.
  • Write Command-Line scripts.
  • Have an understanding of transpilers in the Node.js environment.
  • Add real time capabilities to the application by using socket.io module.
  • Gain an understanding of the MEAN stack as a way to build modern scalable web apps.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2014

Related Programs

COMP 2912 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Advanced .NET Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Advanced Java Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Applied Web Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Diploma
  5. Web and Mobile Application Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

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If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

Node.js in Action
Author Alex R. Young, Bradley Meck, Mike Cantelon, Tim Oxley, Marc Harter, TJ Holowaychuk, Nathan Rajlich
Publisher Manning Publications
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-61729-257-6
Price $67.50
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