To start, author Michael Heap creates a new Express application, showing how to configure it and increase application visibility with logs. Explore Express along with various libraries that will help improve your development experience. Then take a look at technologies such as SSL and nginx, and work through deploying your application to production in a secure and scalable way. Michael also introduces some existing open-source Express projects and reviews how they are structured, to help you organize your own applications in a systematic way. By the end of the course, you?ll be familiar with a wide range of new Express tools and libraries, all of which will help you deliver the best value to your customers.
Consuming an API
Showing results on a webpage
Caching requests in memory
Refactoring for testing
Mocking to remove dependencies
Spying with Sinon.JS
Sending and receiving data in real time
Serving content conditionally for AJAX
Securing your app
Examining large-scale Express apps: Ghost.org and Balloons.IO.