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Building Node Applications with Mongodb and Backbone

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Build an application from backend to browser with Node.js, and kick open the doors to real-time event programming. With this hands-on book, you'll learn how to create a social network application similar to LinkedIn and Facebook, but with a real-time twist. And you'll build it with just one programming language: JavaScript.

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ebook, 204 pages
Published December 11th 2012 by O'Reilly Media (first published November 22nd 2012)
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Guilherme Ferreira
This book is a nice introduce about Node, MongoDB and Backbone. The book create a social network as example to be incremented along it. With this example the author show us how to use the MongoDB with Node (through Mongoose library) and many other resources like real-time activities using socket.io library and the event-driven programming paradigm. I belive this book is a nice tip for who is interested in learn the three tools that is in book's title.
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Amet Alvirde
Buen libro para explorar tecnologías tan emocionantes como node, mongo y backbone si no se tiene un fondo algo concreto. Lamentablemente el autor deja muchas ideas inconclusas o abiertas para el principiante. Además algunas partes de código expuesto no son tan buenas como podrían serlo.

Sin embargo es un libro emocionante porque, debido a la tecnología estudiada, se puede hacer mucho con muy poco. Es un libro muy bueno para quien se inicia en estas tecnologías, y muy probablemente prescindible p...more
Ryan  O'Neill
This book covers three great JavaScript based technologies very well from an introductory standpoint: Node, MongoDB, and Backbone. It doesn't go into much depth with any of them, but does manage to build a nice simple example of a social network. This book could have easily been a four or even five star book if the code examples worked flawlessly, but they do not (casing and schema issues). Still recommended though as a practical introductory book.
Matt
Decent job explaining some core concepts, but didn't go into as much detail add I'd like for some. planning on reading the author's Up and Running next.
Andrew Magee
Not exhilarating but a reasonable intro to node.js, express, MongoDB and backbone.js. A little long-winded/repetitive. Code samples pretty good.
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