In this webinar, Kevin Griffin provides an overview of everything you need to know to get started with Node.js from it’s history, to how to serve web pages and how to extend Node.js using NPM.

After a brief discussion of the origins of Node.js in the Google V8 platform, Kevin discusses Node.js performance and the pros and cons of using Node.js.  He then discusses common packages for Node.js.  He then shows a simple web server based in Node.js and how it works.  He then shows how to use the NPM package manager to extend Node.js with Express.  Lastly, he has a detailed Q&A session with the attendees of the live webinar including the difference between Node.js and AngularJS.

For more Node.js information, register for our public course Mastering Node.js/MEAN End-to-End Web Development.