The Node Beginner Book » A comprehensive Node.js tutorial Success Story: Frontback RubyMotion Success Story: Frontback Frontback was launched in early August and distinguished itself immediately among a sea of camera apps. Frontback is unique in that it includes the photographer in all the photos. Frontback got an excellent coverage in the tech press since its launch: TechCrunch, The Verge, CNET, The Next Web, and many more. It was also featured on Bloomberg TV and users of the app include Twitter creator Jack Dorsey and prime minister of Belgium Elio Di Rupo. The app is excellent, and was lovingly built using RubyMotion. What was the inspiration to create Frontback? 3 months ago, Frédéric did a post on Checkthis app with two pics, one with the front camera & one with the back, with only a “Front Back” title. You take the first picture in front of you in the first top half of the screen, then one at the back of your phone: you. What made you decide to use RubyMotion? So you came to iOS development from a frontend-web background.
Express - guide Getting started With node installed (download), get your first application started by creating a directory somewhere on your machine: $ mkdir hello-world In this same directory you'll be defining the application "package", which are no different than any other node package. Now that you have a package.json file in this directory you can use npm(1) to install the dependencies, in this case just Express: $ npm install Once npm finishes you'll have a localized Express 3.x dependency in the . $ npm ls firstname.lastname@example.org /private/tmp └─┬ email@example.com ├── firstname.lastname@example.org ├─┬ email@example.com │ ├── firstname.lastname@example.org │ ├── email@example.com │ ├── firstname.lastname@example.org │ ├── email@example.com │ └── firstname.lastname@example.org ├── email@example.com ├── firstname.lastname@example.org ├── email@example.com ├── firstname.lastname@example.org ├── email@example.com ├── firstname.lastname@example.org ├─┬ email@example.com │ └── firstname.lastname@example.org └─┬ email@example.com └── firstname.lastname@example.org Now to create the application itself! var express = require('express'); var app = express(); Using express(1) to generate an app Then fire it up!
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