Daily Archives: October 21, 2016

Wikipedia describes Express.js this way: “Express.js, or simply Express, is a web application framework for Node.js, released as free and open-source software under the MIT License. It is designed for building web applications and APIs. Express is the de facto standard web server framework for Node.js. The original author, TJ […]

Express.js Introduction

Wikipedia describes Node.js this way: “Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment for developing a diverse variety of tools and applications. Although Node.js is not a JavaScript framework, many of its basic modules are written in JavaScript, and developers can write new modules in JavaScript. The runtime environment interprets […]

Node.js Introduction

GitHub is a code hosting platform for version control and collaboration. It lets you and others work together on projects from anywhere. Here is some basic “Hello World” documentation to get you started on GitHub, after you create an account. I have included below some of the instructions on the […]

GitHub Introduction

Protractor is a testing framework that acts like a user. Protractor is built on top of WebDriverJS, which uses native events and browser-specific drivers to interact with your application as a user would. Protractor supports Angular-specific locator strategies, which allows you to test Angular-specific elements without any setup effort on […]


Wikipedia says this about a web service: “A Web service is a service offered by an electronic device to another electronic device, communicating with each other via the World Wide Web. In a Web service, Web technology such as HTTP, originally designed for human-to-machine communication, is utilized for machine-to-machine communication, […]

Web Service Introduction

Here is what Wikipedia says about JSON, paraphrased: JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is an open-standard format that uses human-readable text to transmit data objects consisting of attribute–value pairs. It is the most common data format used for asynchronous browser/server communication, largely replacing XML which is used by AJAX. Wikipedia goes […]

JSON Introduction