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Hands-On: Build a Node.js-powered Chatroom Web App (Part Six)

This Node.js tutorial series will help you build a Node.js powered real-time chatroom web app fully deployed in the cloud. Throughout the series, you will learn how to setup Node.js on your Windows machine, how to develop a web frontend with Express, how to deploy a Node Express-based app to Microsoft Azure, how to use Socket.IO to add a real-time layer, and how to deploy it all together. Level: Beginner to Intermediate–you are expected to know HTML5 and JavaScript Part 6 – The Finale and Debugging Remote Node Apps! Welcome to Part 6 of the hands-on Node.js tutorial series: Build a Node.js-powered chatroom web app. In this final installment, I will show you how to do a final deployment of your chatroom and how to perform remote debugging. Deploying to Azure! Now that we’ve got our Node.js-powered anonymous chatroom app working, let’s deploy it to the cloud in a few clicks. You can deploy to any cloud that supports Node.js. I will be using Microsoft Azure as I can run a Node.js website on there for free. You can sign up for a free trial of Microsoft Azure here. You will get trial credits to spend on all Azure services. For […]