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Video: Next steps

Even though Node is a relatively new project, we've looked at many possibilities for applications you can build with it. Since Node is changing rapidly, keeping in touch with the community is essential. Fortunately, the official nodejs.org web site is an excellent place where you can find resources to continue your development with Node. When you go to nodejs.org, scroll down and find the link for Community. From here you can find the links to the official documentation, the source code on GitHub, the Mailing Lists, Periodicals, Conferences, Localized Sites, and the IRC chat room.

Next steps

Even though Node is a relatively new project, we've looked at many possibilities for applications you can build with it. Since Node is changing rapidly, keeping in touch with the community is essential. Fortunately, the official nodejs.org web site is an excellent place where you can find resources to continue your development with Node. When you go to nodejs.org, scroll down and find the link for Community. From here you can find the links to the official documentation, the source code on GitHub, the Mailing Lists, Periodicals, Conferences, Localized Sites, and the IRC chat room.

Let's go to the Documentation. You'll notice that the documentation is tagged with a specific version of Node that the documentation is valid for. Let's go back to the Community page. In addition to the community page, you'll also want to look at the NPM Registry. At search.npmjs.org, you can find any Node module that's packaged through NPM. The official Node web sites are great place to dig into the wealth of functionality it provides. The documentation will guide you through all of the core modules or search.npmjs.org will help you find more provided by the community.

If you're interested in watching the progress of Node, join the mailing list and watch Node on GitHub.

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Node.js First Look

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  1. 2m 40s
    1. Welcome
      37s
    2. What you need to know
      49s
    3. Using the exercise files
      1m 14s
  2. 11m 3s
    1. Understanding Node
      1m 21s
    2. Choosing an installation process
      1m 9s
    3. Installing Node on a Mac
      1m 43s
    4. Installing Node on a PC
      1m 42s
    5. Installing Node through a package manager
      1m 59s
    6. Compiling Node from source code
      3m 9s
  3. 9m 20s
    1. Running a Node script
      2m 6s
    2. Using the Read-Eval-Print-Loop (REPL) interface
      4m 49s
    3. Restarting scripts automatically
      2m 25s
  4. 10m 35s
    1. Understanding modules
      3m 39s
    2. Finding modules
      1m 59s
    3. Using modules
      2m 44s
    4. Maintaining modules
      2m 13s
  5. 9m 41s
    1. Reading arguments
      2m 34s
    2. Gathering user input
      1m 56s
    3. Selecting through browserless jQuery
      2m 36s
    4. Validating JavaScript code
      2m 35s
  6. 13m 55s
    1. Responding to requests
      4m 18s
    2. Using Connect
      3m 22s
    3. Reading request data
      2m 44s
    4. Sending different response types
      3m 31s
  7. 26m 56s
    1. Starting an Express project
      2m 58s
    2. Laying out views
      4m 47s
    3. Listing records
      3m 15s
    4. Filtering data
      3m 43s
    5. Getting organized
      2m 34s
    6. Posting data
      3m 36s
    7. Generating Express sites
      6m 3s
  8. 21m 23s
    1. What are WebSockets?
      2m 27s
    2. Installing Socket.IO
      3m 14s
    3. Emitting and receiving events
      2m 36s
    4. Communicating with individual sockets
      2m 17s
    5. Messaging across sockets
      2m 3s
    6. Implementing chat interfaces
      2m 56s
    7. Handling event types
      2m 10s
    8. Reusing chatrooms
      3m 40s
  9. 20m 0s
    1. Exploring integration options
      2m 4s
    2. Creating a WordPress chatroom front-end
      2m 29s
    3. Creating a WordPress chatroom back-end
      4m 6s
    4. Creating a Drupal chatroom front-end
      2m 18s
    5. Creating a Drupal chatroom back-end
      3m 20s
    6. Creating a Joomla! chatroom front-end
      2m 38s
    7. Creating a Joomla! chatroom back-end
      3m 5s
  10. 4m 52s
    1. Hosting Node projects
      3m 29s
    2. Next steps
      1m 23s

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