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Databases for Node.js Developers

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Overview

Learn about the various database options available for Node.js applications, so that you can select the right database for your app.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Learn to create real database applications with Node.js
  • What you should know
1. Getting Started
  • Getting your tools ready
  • Loading the exercise files from GitHub
  • Set up and understand the maxcoin sample app
  • Set up and understand the shopper sample app
2. Understanding Databases
  • Database basics
  • Understand relational databases
  • Understand NoSQL databases and key-value stores
3. Use Document Databases with Node.js
  • When to use and not to use document databases
  • Set up MongoDB
  • Connect to MongoDB
  • Insert data into MongoDB
  • Query data from MongoDB
  • Introduction to Mongoose
  • Add MongoDB and Mongoose to your project
  • Define your first schema and model
  • Prepare the item management system
  • Implement all database methods
  • Implement the user management system
  • Encrypting passwords
4. Use Key-Value Stores with Node.js
  • Introduction to key-value stores
  • Set up Redis
  • Use Node.js with Redis
  • Add Redis to your project
  • Session management in Express
  • Add Redis sessions to your project
  • Implement a basket service
  • Add the basket to the page
5. Use Relational Databases with Node.js
  • When to use relational databases
  • Set up MySQL
  • Create a database schema
  • Use Node.js with MySQL
  • Introduction to Sequelize
  • Add MySQL and Sequelize to your project
  • Review the database design
  • Create sequelize models
  • Review the auto-generated database structure
  • Implement an order service
  • Add order management
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Daniel Khan

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