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COMP 2912 - Node.js Fundamentals

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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Course Details

Node.js is a server-side JavaScript runtime enironment used to build network applications, and to create dynamtic web page content that generates data for interactive web pages. This hands-on course follows on from COMP 2015 or COMP 2132. It is designed for students who already understand how to build web pages with HMTL5, CSS3 and who also have significant JavaScript experience. Node.js uses an event driven, asynchronous I/O programing model to build web applications using JavaScript. Participants learn the Node.js programming model via labs and exercises. Topics include: Node's asynchronous programming model, Express web framework, accessing MongoDB, using Node Package Manager to install and manage node modules. Web developers should understand multiple advanced JavaSctipt tools including: COMP 2909 -Angular and Vue.js Fundamentals or COMP 2913 -React and Modern JavaScript. COMP 2912 is an elective in BCIT Computing's Applied Web Development (AWD) and the associate certificates; Web and Mobile, Advanced Java, and Advanced .NET Application Development, as well as the CST/PTS Diploma. Uopn on completion students will be able to use Node.js to build scalable, data intensive JavaScript web applications and be prepared to move on to COMP 3916 Docker for DevOps.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1850 and (COMP 2015 or COMP 2132) or equivalent knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery

Credits

1.5

Cost

$381.88

Winter 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 88416

Sat Feb 20 - Sat Mar 27 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 20 - Mar 27 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Armaan Dhanji

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$381.88

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Late registration is not permitted. Please sign in to the Learning Hub on the course start date for details on how the course will be delivered online.

CRN 88415

Sat Jan 09 - Sat Feb 13 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Feb 13 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$381.88

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Late registration is not permitted. Class is in session February 13 (Family Day). Please sign in to the Learning Hub on the course start date for details on how the course will be delivered online.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain Node.js.
  • Create node modules.
  • Install and make use node modules to extend the capabilities of the Node.js platform.
  • Use Express web framework to build web applications.
  • Make use of 3rd party middleware to add capabilities to web applications
  • Build a RESTful API.
  • Consume RESTful API from client-side JavaScript
  • Connect and retrieve data from MongoDB.
  • Access the file system to read and write files.
  • Write command line programs.
  • Explore npmjs.com to research and use revelant node modules.
  • Gain an understanding of how Node fits into the MEAN and MERN stacks to build scale-able web apps.

Effective as of Fall 2020

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 Development Fundamentals
    Part-time   Statement of Completion
  6. Web and Mobile Application Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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