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Increase Productivity: Add a Dev Console to Your App with JavaScript

by Carlos Saloio

Consoles can provide a faster way to code and execute site functionality. In this course, you'll learn to build a console for your web application using JavaScript.

What you'll learn

Console applications - like those used in video games such as "Quake" or "The Elder Scrolls" - can save a lot of time for developers, allowing you to code and test site functionality in a fraction of the time it would take otherwise. In this course, you'll learn to build a reusable console that can be integrated into new or existing applications. You'll learn how to design a console control, process commands, integrate with a Node or ASP.NET server, and set up help and command history. By the end of this course, you'll have a working console application that you can add to any web application.

About the author

Carlos Saloio has been programming since 1998 across a wide variety of areas, ranging from 3D graphics engines to line-of-business applications. Most of the software he has built uses Microsoft development tools, but he also enjoys working with other platforms such as Node. He has developed many applications for industries such as education, real estate, and transportation. Currently, his focus is on creating modern web applications that are engaging and fun to use. Besides programming, he enjoy... more

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