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Introduction to MEAN.JS

by Mark Scott

This course introduces web developers to MEAN.JS, a free, open-source, full-stack solution for MEAN applications.

What you'll learn

This course introduces web developers to MEAN.JS, a free, open-source, full-stack solution for MEAN applications.

You will learn how to install and configure MEAN.JS, and then build upon the boilerplate, scaffolded application that was generated.

If you want to learn about a toolset that will aid you in quickly building solid, maintainable, production-ready web applications using MongoDB, Express, Angular, or Node.js - then this MEANJS course is for you.

Course FAQ

What is MEAN.JS?

MEAN is a free, open-source full-stack solution for MEAN applications. It is a JavaScript software stack for building dynamic web sites and web applications.

What are the benefits of MEAN.JS?

Some of the benefits of MEAN.JS include:

  • Simple and readable
  • Open-source solution
  • Enables fast, robust web apps
  • Works with MogoDB, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js
  • Keeps applications organized
What will I learn in this course?

This course will introduce you to MEAN.JS. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Installation and configuration of MEAN.JS
  • What is MEAN stack?
  • Scaffolding a Full-stack application
  • What is Yeoman?
  • Mongoose models
  • Testing and deployment
  • Additonal helpful tools
  • Much more
Who should take this course?

Anyone who wants to learn about MEAN.JS to quickly build solid, maintainable, production-ready web applications using MogoDB, Express, Angular, or Node.js. Web developers will especially find this course beneficial.

What software(s) do I need to take this course?

In order to take this course and follow along, you need to have Node.js, NPM, MongoDB, Bower, Grunt, and Yeoman all installed on your system. There is a module in the course that will go over how to install all of these on your device.

About the author

Mark is an experienced software developer, architect, team lead, and manager with more than fifteen years of experience producing applications using object-oriented methodologies. For the majority of his professional career, he has been developing web-based applications in ASP.NET with SQL Server. More recently, he has become more comfortable with the whole open-source space, especially Node.js and MongoDB. Mark is the husband of a wonderful wife, and the father of triplet girls, and feels deepl... more

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