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Node.js Essentials


This Node.js training course is aimed at giving developers a full understanding of the amazingly popular JavaScript runtime and npm package manager.
You would be hard pressed to find a JavaScript website / web app that doesn't rely upon Node's blisteringly fast performance these days. It's open source, and cross-platform. And it's lightweight!
When you install Node you'll get the npm package manager too - adding further functionality to your design, development, testing and deployment lifecycle becomes a breeze.
So whether you're creating a web app using Angular, React, Ember, or simply need to build some fast and sexy RESTful web services and APIs, we can help you get up to speed quickly, and point out some of the best packages available to use in your projects..


Our Node.js training course is aimed at developers who want to get the most out of node.js in order to develop, test and deploy JavaScript apps, simple web services and APIs .


10 days


Delegates should have working experience of software development, ideally with JavaScript.


By the end of this course, you will have learnt:

  • Obtain and configure Node.js
  • Test your installation
  • Launch a Node server
  • Grab the best npm packages
  • Write and run Command Line scripts
  • Build an Express app
  • Create simple Web Services
  • Unit test your code with Mocha


Introduction to Node.js

  • What it is and why you should use it
  • Obtaining and installing Node.js
  • Configuration and Testing your Node.js installation
  • Installing and managing npm packages

Core Node.js Concepts

  • Blocking I/O, Non-blocking I/O or Asynchronous I/O
  • Promises and Observables
  • Prototypes and Inheritance
  • Modules
  • Callbacks

Building an Express app with Node.js

  • Prerequisites
  • Creating your first http server
  • Booting up
  • Templating
  • CSS
  • Routing
  • Publishing

Creating a Node.js Web Service

  • Benefits of using Node.js for RESTful Web Services
  • Getting going
  • Adding Authentication with OAuth
  • Testing your REST API

TDD / Unit Testing with Mocha

  • Installing Mocha
  • Defining a Unit Test
  • Implementing the Unit
  • Mocha Hooks
  • Assets
  • Reporting



The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.

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The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 12th August 2019


Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.


Event Properties

Event Duration 10 Days
Event Date 19-08-2019
Event End Date 30-08-2019
Cut off date 12-08-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 139,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 1,196
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 1,356
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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