Preface - MEAN Machine - A beginner's practical guide to the JavaScript stack (2015)

MEAN Machine - A beginner's practical guide to the JavaScript stack (2015)


Conventions Used in This Book



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Code Samples

This book will mix in concept and code by building applications in each chapter. Each application will be useful in understanding the core concepts and building up to a fully fledged MEAN stack application.

Throughout the chapters, we will work with code samples that build off of each other, leading up to one full application. We’ll add links to the sample code so that you can download and follow along if you wish. After seeing real examples and concepts in action, you’ll be able to use these concepts to build your very own projects.

Code License

The sample code in this book is released under the MIT License. Feel free to use any and all parts of them in your own applications and anything you build or write.

Code Repository

The code for the samples in this book can be found at:

We’ll provide links to the specific folders at the start of every application so stay tuned for those.

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