author: Krasimir Tsonev

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Win Free Copies of my new book – Node.js Blueprints

Readers would be pleased to know that I have teamed up with Packt Publishing to organize a Giveaway of a new book written by me - Node.js Blueprints. And three lucky winners stand a chance to win 3 e-copies of this book. Keep reading to find out how you can be one of the Lucky Winners.

Node.js Blueprints book

The winners

Similarly like the contest for Getting Started with Grunt book, I decided to use a script that shuffles the participants and randomly selects three of them. Here is the code that I used:

// http://stackoverflow.com/a/962890/642670
var shuffle = function(array) {
    var tmp, current, top = array.length;
    if(top) while(--top) {
    	current = Math.floor(Math.random() * (top + 1));
    	tmp = array[current];
    	array[current] = array[top];
    	array[top] = tmp;
    }
    return array;
}

users = shuffle(users);
for(var i=0; i<3; i++) {
	console.log(users[i]);
}

Aaaaand the winners are:

  • Димитър Николов (https://plus.google.com/+ДимитърНиколовНиколов)
  • Ioannis (@IOKaravasilis)
  • neutraltone (@NeutralTone)

Overview

  • Utilize libraries and frameworks to develop real-world applications using Node.js
  • Explore Node.js compatibility with AngularJS, Socket.io, BackboneJS, EmberJS, and GruntJS
  • Step-by-step tutorials that will help you to utilize the enormous capabilities of Node.js

Chapters:

  • Common programming paradigms in NodeJS
  • Developing a basic site with Node.js and Express
  • Writing a blog application with Node.js and AngularJS
  • Developing a real time chat with Socket.io
  • Creating simple Todo application with BackboneJS
  • Using Node.js as command line tool
  • Showing social feed with EmberJS
  • A modern web app workflow with GruntJS
  • Automate your testing
  • Start writing flexible and modular CSS
  • Writing REST API
  • Desktop apps development with Node.js

How to enter?

All you need to do is head on over to the book page and look through the product description of the book and drop a line via the comments below this post to let us know what interests you the most about this book. It’s that simple.

 

Winners will get a digital copy of the book.

Deadline

The contest will close on 26.08.2014. Winners will be listed here but leave your Twitter (or Facebook) handle so I can reach you back.

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