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Learn and Understand NodeJS

Dive deep under the hood of NodeJS. Learn V8, Express, the MEAN stack, core Javascript concepts, and more.
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(25,849 reviews)
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9.1

Freshness

9.6

Feedback

9.7

Content

Platform: Udemy
Video: 13h 10m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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CourseMarks Score®

9.7 / 10

CourseMarks Score® helps students to find the best classes. We aggregate 18 factors, including freshness, student feedback and content diversity.

Freshness Score

9.1 / 10
This course was last updated on 9/2020.

Course content can become outdated quite quickly. After analysing 71,530 courses, we found that the highest rated courses are updated every year. If a course has not been updated for more than 2 years, you should carefully evaluate the course before enrolling.

Student Feedback

9.6 / 10
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Content Score

9.7 / 10
Video Score: 9.6 / 10
The course includes 13h 10m video content. Courses with more videos usually have a higher average rating. We have found that the sweet spot is 16 hours of video, which is long enough to teach a topic comprehensively, but not overwhelming. Courses over 16 hours of video gets the maximum score.
The average video length is 6 hours 26 minutes of 164 Node.Js courses on Udemy.
Detail Score: 9.6 / 10

The top online course contains a detailed description of the course, what you will learn and also a detailed description about the instructor.

Extra Content Score: 9.9 / 10

Tests, exercises, articles and other resources help students to better understand and deepen their understanding of the topic.

This course contains:

4 articles.
53 resources.
0 exercise.
0 test.

Table of contents

Description

NodeJS is a rapidy growing web server technology, and Node developers are among the highest paid in the industry. Knowing NodeJS well will get you a job or improve your current one by enabling you to build high quality, robust web applications.
In this course you will gain a deep understanding of Node, learn how NodeJS works under the hood, and how that knowledge helps you avoid common pitfalls and drastically improve your ability to debug problems.
In this course we’ll look at how the C++ written V8 Javascript engine works and how NodeJS uses it to expand the abilities of Javascript. You’ll learn how to structure your code for reuse and to be easier to understand, manage, and expand using modules and understand how modules really work.
You’ll learn how asynchronous code works in Node and the Node event loop, as well as how to use the event emitter, streams, buffers, pipes, and work with files. We’ll see how that leads to building a web server in Node.
We’ll dive into web sites, web apps and APIs with Express and learn how Express can save us time as Node developers.
You’ll also gain an understanding of npm, connecting to databases, and the MEAN stack!
During it all you’ll gain a deep understanding of the Javascript concepts and other computer science concepts that power Node.
NodeJS doesn’t have to be hard to learn. The biggest mistake most coding tutorials make is expecting someone to learn simply by imitating others’ code. Real world situations are never exactly like the tutorial.
I believe the best way to learn is to understand how a tool works and what it does for you, look at examples, and then try it yourself. That’s how this course is built, with the goal to help you both learn and understand NodeJS.
Note: In this course you’ll also get downloadable source code. You will often be provided with ‘starter’ code, giving you the base for you to start writing your code, and ‘finished’ code to compare your code to.

You will learn

✓ Grasp how NodeJS works under the hood
✓ Understand the Javascript and technical concepts behind NodeJS
✓ Structure a Node application in modules
✓ Understand and use the Event Emitter
✓ Understand Buffers, Streams, and Pipes
✓ Build a Web Server in Node and understand how it really works
✓ Use npm and manage node packages
✓ Build a web application and API more easily using Express
✓ Connect to a SQL or Mongo database in Node
✓ Understand how the MEAN stack works
✓ Be the coder that explains NodeJS to everyone else because you understand it better than anyone else

Requirements

• Basic Javascript knowledge (variables, loops, and basic functions)
• Basic HTML knowledge
• A text editor

This course is for

• Those looking to build a career as a NodeJS developer
• Those desiring to become MEAN stack developers
• Those who don’t have server technology experience but wish to gain this skill
• Those coming from other server technologies (like PHP, ASP.NET, or Ruby on Rails) and want to learn Node
• Those who want to only have to write both client and server code in one language: Javascript
• Those who want to grasp Express

How much does the Learn and Understand NodeJS course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $19.99. And currently there is a 82% discount on the original price of the course, which was $109.99. So you save $90 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $13.0 of 164 Node.Js courses. So this course is 8% more expensive than the average Node.Js course on Udemy.

Does the Learn and Understand NodeJS course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Learn and Understand NodeJS has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Learn and Understand NodeJS course, but there is a $90 discount from the original price ($109.99). So the current price is just $19.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Anthony Alicea a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Anthony Alicea has created 8 courses that got 91,288 reviews which are generally positive. Anthony Alicea has taught 289,975 students and received a 4.6 average review out of 91,288 reviews. Depending on the information available, Anthony Alicea is a TRUSTED instructor.
Software Developer, Architect, and UX Designer
                    Newly married in Cleveland Ohio, Tony is primarily focused these days on trying to be a good husband. While inexperienced at that, he’s quite experienced in all things web. 

                    Tony has been programming since he was 12 years old, and got into web sites and web application development at 16. After graduating with a Computer Science degree from Case Western Reserve University, Tony continued with that interest as a Microsoft certified software application developer and architect, database designer, and user interface designer. 

               His experience has ranged across technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, ASP .NET MVC, JavaScript, jQuery, KnockoutJS, AngularJS, NodeJS, LESS, Bootstrap, SQL, Entity Framework and more. 

                    He believes strongly that deeply understanding any topic allows you to properly learn it and, even more importantly in a real-world environment, quickly overcome problems. 

                    He also has a deep interest in human nature and behavior, and how that impacts human-computer interaction. This interest translated into extending his career into user experience design and usability research. 

                    Another link in the chain is his 25 years of experience in public speaking and teaching, both in front of large groups and as a one-on-one private instructor. 

                    Putting all these pieces together, he has spent his career listening to a client need, designing a database and software to meet that need, building it, testing it, teaching others how to use it, then improving user experience by watching people actually use it and adjusting accordingly. 

                    Tony loves teaching every aspect of what he does, and even more loves teaching in a way that imparts understanding, as opposed to just examples intended to be parroted. He loves that moment when a student ‘gets it’, and that’s what he wants for you when you take one of his courses. 

             He has found that those that learn purely by example, and not by understanding, end up much more limited than they need to be. 

             “Examples need to be built on top of context, and once you have context, you can not only copy the examples you find, but adjust and improve upon them.” 

  He firmly believes that everyone has the ability to develop software, if they are just taught properly. Including you. 

  “It is my pleasure and privilege to teach you. I hope you’ll come away knowing something you didn’t before, understanding at a level deeper than before, and feeling positive that you can accomplish what you’ve set out to accomplish. Thank you!” – Tony Alicea 

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9.7

CourseMarks Score®

9.1

Freshness

9.6

Feedback

9.7

Content

Platform: Udemy
Video: 13h 10m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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