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Javascript Backends & Databases Workshop

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - October 26 @ 9:30 pm

This workshop is a part of our Web Dev Track, although it may be taken separately.


Since Node js came on the scene, it completely changed the web development landscape. Now, not only can you use JavaScript on the front end, but you can also build backend & full stack applications completely in JavaScript.

Take our short introductory course to JavaScript Backends & Databases to learn all about how to use JavaScript with Node Js, Express, MongoDB, and Mongoose to create state of the art applications!

COMPLETE BEGINNERS WELCOME!

  • WHAT WILL BE COVERED?

    Day 1

    • Installation & Understanding npm
    • Project introduction
    • Building a node server with Express
    • Understanding GET / POST requests from an API

    Day 2

    • Creating our own GET / POST routes and testing using Postman
    • Using GitHub for version control
    • Connecting to a database (MongoDB)

    Day 3

    • Database schemas using Mongoose
    • Nested collections and relational MongoDB databases
    • Connecting to remote MongoDB Database
    • Deploying to Heroku
  • HOW LONG WILL THIS CLASS LAST FOR?

    This class will be 9 hours spread over 3 evenings on Tuesday October 24th, Wednesday October 25th & Thursday October 26th 2017 from 6:30pm-9:30pm. This class is the fourth sequence in our Web Development Track series.

  • WHY IS THIS COURSE RELEVANT TODAY?

    If you really want to build your own web or mobile app, you need to have a strong backend, and since Node JS is fastly becoming the most popular in-demand server side language in the world, this course will get you on track to learning what you need to know to build modern fast full stack apps.

  • WHAT PRACTICAL SKILL SETS CAN I EXPECT TO HAVE UPON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE?

    You’ll learn the practical fundamentals to build your own backend server, connect it to an online database, and deploy it to the cloud for the world to see. This course will give you a strong base to continue on your learning journey to build your own apps for the web and mobile.

  • WILL I GET ANY CERTIFICATION?

    Yes, you will receive an AstroLabs KHDA (Dubai Government) certification for successfully completing this workshop.

  • WHO WILL BE TEACHING THIS COURSE?

    Ahmad Abugosh – Learning & Development Manager at AstroLabs

    Ahmad Abugosh

    Ahmad built his first website at 10 years old. Since then he has studied Computer Engineering at the American University of Sharjah, worked at companies like MBC and Namshi, and has built dozens of websites in his career, including the AstroLabs website: http://astrolabs.com

    He has a real passion for teaching and wants to help everyone build their own website!

  • ARE THERE ANY PREREQUISITES?

    Willingness to learn and have a good time! All levels of experience (including complete beginners) are welcome!

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  • SHOULD I BRING ANYTHING WITH ME?

    Something to take notes on and your laptop to immerse yourself in the practical sessions.

  • WHAT PAYMENT METHODS DO YOU ACCEPT?

    You can pay by Paypal, Bank Transfer (Invoice) or Cash / Credit Card on the day of the event.

  • DO YOU OFFER ANY DISCOUNTS?

    In order to encourage learning we do offer additional discounts in certain cases (for partner organizations, students and those that cannot afford the ticket amount). To see if you qualify for a discount, please reach out to us at: academy@astrolabs.com

  • WHAT IS YOUR REFUND POLICY?

    If you decide you can’t make it for whatever reason, we will fully refund your ticket up to 48 hours before the workshop.

    If you take the workshop and think it did not live up to the description, we will issue you a full refund.

  • WHAT IF I HAVE OTHER QUESTIONS?

    For any other questions related to this course, please contact: academy@astrolabs.com

  • Details

    Start:
    October 24 @ 6:30 pm
    End:
    October 26 @ 9:30 pm
    Event Category:
    Website:
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/javascript-backends-databases-tickets-36856095574

    Organizer

    AstroLabs

    Venue

    AstroLabs Dubai
    JLT, Cluster R, Park side, Retail level
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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