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"Both an excellent overall introduction to Node.js and a how-to reference guide that you will want to keep close at hand as you develop and deploy Node applications."
-- Si Dunn, Sagecreek Productions

"Since I had never even heard of Node before getting Learning Node, I can safely say that this book will take you from zero knowledge of the software to rolling out a functional server...If you’re thinking of using Node for your JavaScript web apps, then I would highly recommend picking up Learning Node as a reference manual. With it, you can install the software and find out how to do anything else you want to from there. Learning Node is a resource you are definitely going to want to have by your side."
-- Sara Earl, GameVortex Communications

"The presentation is clear, the code (in JavaScript) is sufficient, and the book takes you quickly from bumbling novice to confidence in your skills."
-- Andrew Binstock, Dr. Dobbs

"It's not easy to write a comprehensive book on such a new framework. That said, I think O'Reilly would have done well to wait a little longer or put more time and effort into putting out something a bit more comprehensive." Full Review >
-- Marie Story,

"Learning Node by Shelley Powers is timely, and should be on the reading list of every JavaScript and server-side developer. I have used Node on Linux for x86 and ARM, and Windows. Its performance, especially for network-intensive applications, has me astounded. I’ll … Continue reading →" Full Review >
-- Devendra Tewari,