When you want to write or append data in files, you can use the file system module to create and append text binaries. In this tutorial, you will learn to use the writeFile and appendFile methods, as well as work with ECMAScript 6 or ES6 template strings.
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And the next thing that I need to do…is include some content that I want to add to this file.…So I'm going to create a variable…for some markdown content,…and we're going to add some markdown content…to this file.…I'm using a string template,…so we're using these back ticks,…and one of the things that's nice about string templates…is they honor whitespace,…so I can just...…'Sample Markdown Title',…we will underline that with equal signs…for heading one.…'Sample Subtitle',…we can go ahead and underline that with dashes,…
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
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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