Developing Turn-Based Multiplayer Games
Create your first turn-based multiplayer game using GameMaker Studio 2's built-in networking functions as well as using a simple NodeJS server. This book introduces you to the complexities of network programming and communication, where the focus will be on building the game from the ground up. You will start with a brief introduction to GameMaker Studio 2 and GML coding before diving into the essential principles of game design.
Following this, you will go through an introductory section on NodeJS where you will learn how to create a server and send and receive data from it as well as integrating it with GameMaker Studio. You will then apply multiplayer gaming logic to your server and unlock multiplayer game features such as locating a player, syncing their data, and recording their session.
Discover the architecture of GameMaker Studio 2; Add new features to your game with NodeJS modules; Integrate GameMaker Studio 2 with NodeJS; Master GameMaker Studio 2's built-in networkin ...
Scaling Your Node.js Apps
Take your Node.js application into production-ready status, capable of scaling up to whatever your needs might be. You'll discover that architecting for successful, popular sites is an essential tool of any professional Node.js developer, and learning to scale your own applications is a great place to start.
Using this book you will learn when to scale, what factors should trigger scaling, and what architectural techniques are best suited for scaling. You will also explore common pitfalls that arise when scaling a Node.js application and solutions to correct them.
Including analyses of success cases at the largest-scale companies, such as Netflix and Paypal, this book will get you started with scaling in no time at all.
Determine what factors should trigger the need to scale; Discover different architectural patterns that lend themselves to scaling; Resolve problems that arise when scaling up a Node.js application; Monitor a platform in order to understand when to start scali ...
Use a collection of quick start guides, tutorials, and suggestions, to enhance several development ap ...
Practical Node.js, 2nd Edition
Learn how to build a wide range of scalable real-world web applications using a professional development toolkit. If you already know the basics of Node.js, now is the time to discover how to bring it to production level by leveraging its vast ecosystem of packages.With this book, you'll work with a varied collection of standards and frameworks and see how all those pieces fit together.
Practical Node.js takes you from installing all the necessary modules to writing full-stack web applications. You'll harness the power of the Express.js and Hapi frameworks, the MongoDB database with Mongoskin and Mongoose. You'll also work with Pug and Handlebars template engines, Stylus and LESS CSS lanaguages, OAuth and Everyauth libraries, and the Socket.IO and Derby libraries, and everything in between.
This exciting second edition is fully updated for ES6/ES2015 and also covers how to deploy to Heroku and AWS, daemonize apps, and write REST APIs. You'll build full-stack real-world Node.js a ...
REST API Development with Node.js
Manage and understand the full capabilities of successful REST development. REST API development is a hot topic in the programming world, but not many resources exist for developers to really understand how you can leverage the advantages.
This completely updated second edition provides a brief background on REST and the tools it provides (well known and not so well known), then explains how there is more to REST than just JSON and URLs. You will learn about the maintained modules currently available in the npm community, including Express, Restify, Vatican, and Swagger. Finally you will code an example API from start to finish, using a subset of the tools covered.
The Node community is currently flooded with modules; some of them are published once and never updated again - cluttering the entire universe of packages. Pro REST API Development with Node.js shines light into that black hole of modules for the developers trying to create an API. Understand REST API developmen ...
Today's web demands efficient real-time applications and scalability. If you want to learn to build fast, efficient, and high-performing applications using React 16, this is the book for you. We plunge directly into the heart of all the most important React concepts for you to conquer. Along the way, you'll learn how to work with the latest ECMAScript features.
You'll see the fundamentals of Redux and find out how to implement animations. Then, you'll learn how to create APIs with Node Firebase, and GraphQL, and improve the performance of our application with Webpack 4.x. You'll find recipes on implementing server-side rendering, adding unit tests, and debugging. We also cover best practices to deploy a React application to production. Finally, you'll learn how to create native mobile applications for iOS and Android using React Native.
By the end of the book, you'll be saved from a lot of trial and error and developmental headaches, and you'll be on the road to becoming a ...
Hands-On Microservices with Node.js
Microservices enable us to develop software in small pieces that work together but can be developed separately; this is one reason why enterprises have started embracing them. For the past few years, Node.js has emerged as a strong candidate for developing microservices because of its ability to increase your productivity and the performance of your applications.
Hands-On Microservices with Node.js is an end-to-end guide on how to dismantle your monolithic application and embrace the microservice architecture - right from architecting your services and modeling them to integrating them into your application. We'll develop and deploy these microservices using Docker. Scalability is an important factor to consider when adding more functionality to your application, and so we delve into various solutions, such as Docker Swarm and Kubernetes, to scale our microservices. Testing and deploying these services while scaling is a real challenge; we'll overcome this challenge by setting up de ...
Full-Stack Web Development with Vue.js and Node
Starting with the core frameworks, this example-based guide explains all the key concepts of frameworks, how to set them up properly, and how to use popular modules to connect them together and make them work cohesively. You will learn all this with the help of real-world examples. In addition to this, you will be able to scaffold web application architecture, add an authentication layer, and develop the MVC structure to support the development of your application. You'll explore how to create data models for yo ...
Full-Stack React Projects
This book guides you through preparing the development environment for MERN stack-based web development, to creating a basic skeleton application and extending it to build four different web applications. These applications include a social media, an online marketplace, a media streaming, and a web-based game application with virtual reality features.
While learning to set up the stack and developing a diverse range of applications with this book, you will grasp the inner workings of the MERN stack, extend its capabilities for complex features, and gain actionable knowledge of how to pre ...
RESTful Web API Design with Node.js 10, 3rd Edition
When building RESTful services, it is really important to choose the right framework. Node.js, with its asynchronous, event-driven architecture, is exactly the right choice for building RESTful APIs.
This third edition of RESTful Web API Design with Node.js 10 will teach you to create scalable and rich RESTful applications based on the Node.js platform. You will be introduced to the latest NPM package handler and understand how to use it to customize your RESTful development process. You will begin by understanding the key principle that makes an HTTP application a RESTful-enabled application. After writing a simple HTTP request handler, you will create and test Node.js modules using automated tests and mock objects; explore using the NoSQL database, MongoDB, to store data; and get to grips with using self-descriptive URLs. You'll learn to set accurate HTTP status codes along with understanding how to keep your applications backward-compatible. Also, while implementing a full-fledge ...
The Definitive Guide to AdonisJs
Learn everything you need to master the AdonisJs framework, including topics such as interacting with a database, rendering templates, writing asynchronous code, and hosting sites with SSL. Along the way, you'll see how to build a commerce application, which lists products and allows shoppers to register and purchase those products. The site will feature a product catalog, a shopping cart, user registration and login, and profile management.
The Definitive Guide to AdonisJs also covers how to create a front-end build chain, so that you can use a modern front-end framework, such as React. You'll discover how to connect your front end to the server, so that data and transactions can be shared between the two. Finally, you'll see how to secure and deploy the application to a virtual private server, including how to apply for and install an SSL certificate and start accepting payments.
After reading and using this book, you'll know all you need about AdonisJs. You'll have the tools t ...