Chapter 1 Intro node.js
create a highly re‐ sponsive application
Using Node.js, Backbone.js, and MongoDB
serve UI (as in the case of Backbone in the web browser), authentication (as in the case of Node on the web server), or
persistence (as in the case MongoDB)
Chapter 2 – node.js
installing node.js, backbone.js, and mongoDB.
To install a library using npm, run the npm command with the library name as its pa‐ rameter, like this: npm install async.
The application in this book makes heavy use of the Express framework. Built upon the Connect HTTP server framework, Express provides view rendering and a language for describing routes.
Node was installed at
npm was installed at
Make sure that /usr/local/bin is in your $PATH.