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Polyglot Web Development

via LinkedIn Learning

Overview

Learn how to quickly pick up new web development languages and frameworks, including Node.js, Python, Perl, and Ruby.

Knowing multiple programming languages—and being able to pick up new ones quickly—makes you a more competitive and flexible web developer and freelancer. In this course, learn how to quickly pick up new web development languages and frameworks, including Node.js, Python, Perl, and Ruby. Discover the unique value each language brings, and how to build on what you already know. Plus, get hands-on practice with each language.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
  • What you should know
  • Exercise files
  • Local environment setup
1. Becoming a Polyglot
  • Why become a programming polyglot?
  • Overview of languages
  • Application overview
  • Importing data into MongoDB
2. Node.js
  • Understanding Node.js
  • Express.js setup
  • API read functionality in Node.js
  • API write functionality in Node.js
  • Solution and Node.js overview
3. Python
  • Understanding Python
  • Read functionality in Python
  • Write functionality in Python
  • Solution and Python overview
4. Perl
  • Understanding Perl
  • Explore the Perl code
  • Write functionality in Perl
  • Solution and Perl overview
5. Ruby
  • Understanding Ruby
  • Explore the Ruby code
  • Write functionality in Ruby
  • Solution and Ruby overview
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Kirsten Hunter

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