Last updated on July 28th, 2017

Node.js is an open-source JavaScript run-time environment for executing JavaScript on the server-side. Node.js was created by Ryan Dahl in 2009. Node.js enables JavaScript to be used for server-side scripting. This allows dynamic web page content to be generated before the page is sent to the user’s web browser. Node.js allows for asychronous programming, making it very fast. Node.js is very popular in the programming world and has been for a while now. Node.js demand will only keep increasing, like it has the past few years. Every web application developer has to be good with Node.js in 2017. Professional Node.js developers are high in demand and make great money. Here’s a list of some of the best Node.js books, courses, videos and tutorials to help you learn Node.js in 2017.


Learn Node

Learn Node by Wes Bos will teach you how to build apps using Node.js, MongoDB, and Express. Wes Bos is a world renowned full stack developer, speaker, teacher and author from Canada. Some of his popular courses include React For BeginnersES6 for Everyone and Sublime Text Power User which together have sold over 25,000 copies. At a length of 44 hours, Learn Node is a complete Node.js video tutorial that will teach you everything about Node. Not only that, it will show you how to use it in the real world. You will add how to add server side JavaScript to your skill-set and start building real world Node.js applications. The Node.js application that you will build is a real world full stack Node.js application and isnt a foobar example. You will use modern JavaScript like ES2017 Async + Await and ES6Learn Node is the best Node.js course in 2017. This Node.js tutorial is great for beginners and advanced developers of all backgrounds.


Learn and Understand NodeJS

Learn and Understand NodeJS by Anthony Alicea will introduce you to the world of Node.js. You will take a deep dive under the hood of Node.js and understand how it works. Node features like buffers, streams, and pipes are explained and used. Use of npm is made to manage the node packages. You are even shown how to properly structure a Node.js application using modules. This Node.js video course makes use the MEAN (MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS & Node.js) stack.


The Complete Node. js Developer Course

The Complete Node.js Developer Course by Andrew Mead & Rob Percival teaches Node.js by building real-world applications. You will build these real world applications combining Node.js with Express, MongoDB and SocketIO.  The Node.js app data will be stored in Mongoose and MongoDB. After building your Node.js applications you will test and deploy them. Testing will be done using Mocha. This Node.js tutorial also makes use of utting-edge ES6/ES7 JavaScript. This is a great way to learn Node.js in 2017.


The Complete NodeJS Course: Build a Full Business Rating App

The Complete NodeJS Course: Build a Full Business Rating App by Uzochukwu Eddie Odozi & Suppoman will take you from beginner to advanced in Node.js. This Node.js tutorial will make you good at Node.js by teaching you how to build an app. You will use jQuery, MongoDB, Express and Mongoose with Node.js. The Node.js web application will make use of features like user authentication with passport, password reset functionality, send emails, rating and reviews, etc. You will learn and make use of NPM modules.


Angular (Angular 2 or 4) & NodeJS – The MEAN Stack Guide

Angular (Angular 2 or 4) & NodeJS – The MEAN Stack Guide by Maximilian Schwarzmüller will teach you how to build Angular & NodeJS applications. You will combine them with MongoDB and ExpressJS to make MEAN stack applications. A particular focus is placed in providing a great user experience by optimistic updating. If you are looking to quickly get started with MEAN web application, this is a good Node.js video tutorial for that.


Beginner Full Stack Web Development: HTML, CSS, React & Node

Beginner Full Stack Web Development: HTML, CSS, React & Node by Mark Price will teach you the MERN (MongoDB, Express, React & Node) stack. The MERN stack works as an alternative to the MEAN stack, with the difference being ReactJS or AngularJS. The fast growing popularity of ReactJS makes it a must learn for development. The full stack we applications you build will be mobile-friendly using Bootstrap 4 & CSS. This Node.js video course uses NoSQL databases like MongoDB. This Node.js video will teach you how to be a front-end and back end web developer in 2017.


Full stack Universal React with Redux, Node js and MongoDB

Full stack Universal React with Redux, Node js and MongoDB by Marco Tomasello will teach you how to make full applications with ReactJS and Node.js. You will utilize the MERN (MongoDB, Express, React & Node) stack. A particular focus is placed on using Redux, which is an amazing technology that is used with ReactJS. You will also be deploying your Reactjs Application to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and to Heroku. This tutorial is a great way to learn how to use Node.js with React.js and Redux in 2017.

Learn Nodejs by building 12 projects

Learn Nodejs by building 12 projects by Eduonix will make you an expert Node.js developer by building real world applications. You will combine Node.js with Cassandra, MongoDB and Express Framework. Not only will you build web applications, you will also learn coding principles behind practical web applications. You will learn the concepts of network programming and how to use them.


Learning Node: Moving to the Server-Side

Learning Node: Moving to the Server-Side by Shelley Powers will take your web development skills to the server with Node.js. This Node.js book will teach you how to write o write fast and highly scalable Node.js network applications. Completely updated for the latest Node Long Term Support (LTS) and Node Current (6.0) release. This is one of the best Node.js documentations in 2017.



Node.js Web Development – Third Edition

Node.JS Web Development by David Herron will help you learn about server-side JavaScript with Node.js and Node modules. You will learn how to install and use Node.js for both development and deployment. Unit testing with Mocha and functional testing with CasperJS is also touched upon. This is one of the best step by step Node.js guides in 2017.




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