Rapid Prototyping with JS: Agile JavaScript Development is done with v0.5 (1.0RC)!

Rapid Prototyping with JS: Agile JavaScript Development

Rapid Prototyping with JS: Agile JavaScript Development

This is a release candidate for 1.0 version which is going to be available to public in print. Page count has increase from 151 to 211 pages (PDF), which include the following updates:

  • More digestible (smaller) code examples with better comments
  • Express.js middleware section with an example
  • Express.js + MongoDB REST API server section with an example
  • Derby section with an example
  • Grammar and typo fixes
  • Illustrations
  • Summaries in the beginning of each chapter
  • Code examples formatting fixes

Download a free chapter Intro to Backbone.js or full PDF, ePub or Mobi copy at LeanPub.

Rapid Prototyping with JS touched topics such as:

  • jQuery
  • AJAX
  • CSS and LESS
  • JSON and BSON
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Node.js
  • MongoDB
  • Parse.com
  • Agile methodologies
  • Git
  • Heroku, MongoHQ and Windows Azure
  • Backbone.js
  • AMD and Require.js
  • Express.js
  • Monk
  • Derby

If you need in-depth knowledge or references, they are usually one click or one Google search away.

Practical aspect included building multiple versions of the Message Board app:

  • jQuery + Parse.com JS REST API
  • Backbone and Parse.com JS SDK
  • Backbone and Node.js
  • Backbone and Node.js + MongoDB

The Message Board application has all the foundation of a typical web/mobile application: fetching data, displaying it, submitting new data. Other examples include:

  • jQuery + Twitter RESP API “Tweet Analyzer”
  • Parse.com “Save John”
  • Node.js “Hello World”
  • MongoDB “Print Collections”
  • Derby + Express “Hello World”
  • Backbone.js “Hello World”
  • Backbone.js “Apple Database”
  • Monk + Expres.js “REST API Server”

Oh My JS: The Best JavaScript Articles (https://leanpub.com/ohmyjs/) is in the works!

Best Regards,
Azat Mardan
Microsoft MVP | Book and Course Author | Software Engineering Leader
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