Here I’ll take a step back from previous posts and cover the HTTP API of Node.js in a focused way.
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In prior posts I had you creating web apps/servers via very simple logic. Framework software provides infrastructure support that allows you to create all of that a lot more quickly. Here I’ll take a look at using Express with Node.js.
Here I’ll continue the Node.js learning process by starting to construct a very simple server that will serve up static resources, like HTML pages.
My goal here is to introduce others to Node.js by basically detailing how I have learned it. In this initial post, I’ll jump right into creating a simple app-as-a-server and use that as a springboard for learning other aspects of … Continue reading
In this post I’ll continue what I started in the previous post: using Sass. We’ll explore a different option around how to use this engine. Also, while I’ve focused on changing the CSS and HTML elements of our application, I’ve … Continue reading
In this post I want to switch around some of what we already did regarding HTML and CSS, by using “variants” of these. Specifically, I’ll look at Slim (to replace our HTML/ERB) and Sass (to replace our CSS).
Following on from the other posts in this series, here I want to focus more on the static and dynamic content aspects. This will actually be fairly tame stuff for the most part but it’s a way to make sure … Continue reading
Here I want to focus more on the particulars of constructing a Sinatra web application. Up to now you basically have something that can serve up static or dynamic web pages. It’s time to get an application structure in place. … Continue reading
This post continues on from the first one. That first post was a setup to getting the tools you needed. Here we’re going to put Sinatra through its paces and make sure we understand how it works so we can … Continue reading
As a tester I’m often in a position where I want to write web applications for a variety of purposes. Most recently I wanted to make a simple test application that could be used to prove out my Symbiont test … Continue reading