Timing functions are another way users can work asynchronously with Node.js. In this training video, Alex Banks will teach you how to work confidently with global timing functions to create intervals and combine them with process objects.
And in this file I'm going to create a variable…for a waitTime,…and we will make the waitTime three seconds long.…And then I'm going to go ahead and console.log…a Wait for it message.…And what we're also going to do…is use our timing function setTimeout.…So a setTimeout will create a delay of a certain time…and then invoke a callback function.…So what we're going to do is invoke this function…after our delay.…
And our delay is our waitTime, or three seconds.…So times are handled in milliseconds,…
Alex Banks shows how to install Node.js on a Mac or PC and work with the Node.js core: the global object, event loop, http module, and file system. Then he covers reading and writing data, streaming data, making http requests, and working with the node package manager (npm). In the final chapters, he shows how to start sessions on web servers, communicate with web servers and clients with WebSockets, use the Express framework to develop applications, and test and debug Node.js code. Want to speed up your Node.js workflow? Check out the tutorials on automating tasks with Grunt and npm scripts.
- What is Node.js?
- Installing Node.js
- Understanding the global object and global timing
- Importing the core modules
- Handling events
- Creating child processes
- Reading, writing, and removing files
- Working with file streams
- Making http requests
- Serving files and JSON data
- Installing npm, the node package manager
- Working with Express, the web server framework
- Using WebSockets
- Testing and debugging Node.js code
- Working with Grunt and Browserify
- Automating tasks with npm scripts
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 09/06/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover upgrading Node. In addition, the following topic was updated: debugging with npm.
1. What Is Node.js?
2. Installing Node.js
3. Node Core
4. Node Modules
5. The File System
6. The HTTP Module
7. Node Package Manager
Installing npms locally4m 4s
8. Web Servers
Creating a WebSocket server8m 30s
10. Testing and Debugging
11. Automation and Deployment
Next steps2m 4s
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