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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Introduction to Meteor.js Development course overview

Welcome to 'Introduction to Meteor.js Development'! In this course, you will learn how to create a complete, multi-user web site using the Meteor.js framework and MongoDB. You will implement user authentication, security features, reactive templates and routing using iron router. You will also carry out key database operations such as inserting, removing and updating data as well as sorting and filtering. Finally, you will see how a complete application can be built, line by line. I hope you enjoy the course! ...
Reading
1 video (Total 1 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video1 video
Reading4 readings
Guidance for the prerequisite quiz10m
Course outline10m
Grading and assessment information10m
Why meteor?10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Prerequisite quiz4m
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Introduction to Meteor

Welcome to the first module of 'Introduction to Meteor.js Development'! In this module we'll be installing Meteor tools, editing a template and learning how to define a template helper and template event listeners. I hope you enjoy this module! ...
Reading
8 videos (Total 51 min), 5 readings, 8 quizzes
Video8 videos
From one to many users2m
Install Meteor7m
Editing a template9m
Sending data to templates with helpers11m
Convert to a Bootstrap grid10m
Responding to user actions9m
Introduction to Meteor Summarym
Reading5 readings
URL for this module10m
Code for this module10m
URL for this lesson10m
URL for this lesson10m
URL for this lesson10m
Quiz7 practice exercises
From one to many users4m
Install Meteor4m
Editing a template4m
Sending data to templates with helpers4m
Convert to a Bootstrap grid4m
Responding to user actions4m
Introduction to Meteor summary quiz20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Databases and collections

Welcome to the second module of 'Introduction to Meteor.js Development'! In this course we will be creating Mongo Collections and using Mongo find and insert operations. In addition, we will be looking at how to control a Bootstrap modal from Meteor and we will be using third party Meteor packages to add functionality. Enjoy!...
Reading
8 videos (Total 61 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
Video8 videos
Meteor distributed data model2m
Create a collection of images8m
Better start up script, removing items from a collection14m
Add an image rating function: Updating and sorting14m
Implement image adding with a Bootstrap modal (part 1)12m
Implement image adding with a Bootstrap modal (part 2)7m
Databases and collections summarym
Reading3 readings
URL for this module10m
Code for this module10m
URL for this lesson10m
Quiz6 practice exercises
Meteor distributed data model4m
Create a collection of images4m
Better start up script, removing items from a collection4m
Add an image rating function: Updating and sorting4m
Implement image adding with a Bootstrap Modal4m
Databases and collections summary quiz20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

User authentication

Welcome to the third module of 'Introduction to Meteor.js Development!'. In this module we will be looking at adding a user authentication to your Meteor app and learning how to use Mongo filters. Finally, we will be using the Meteor reactive Session variable and we will implement an infinite scroll. Enjoy!...
Reading
10 videos (Total 65 min), 4 readings, 10 quizzes
Video10 videos
User authentication with Meteor.js6m
Tidying up the design with a navbar5m
Accessing user information10m
Customising the user registration form4m
Attaching users to images8m
Filtering images by user8m
Removing the image filter8m
Infinite scroll9m
User authentication summarym
Reading4 readings
Code for this module10m
URL for this lesson10m
URL for this lesson10m
URLs for this lesson10m
Quiz9 practice exercises
User authentication with Meteor.js4m
Tidying up the design with a navbar4m
Accessing user information4m
Customising the user registration form4m
Attaching users to images4m
Filtering images by user4m
Removing the image filter4m
Infinite scroll4m
User authentication summary quiz20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Security and routing

Welcome to the final module of 'Introduction to Meteor.js Development!'. In this module we will show you how to perform basic security testing on your app and how to implement basic data security features. In addition, we will look at how to organise Meteor application code and how to implement multiple routes using iron:router. Enjoy!...
Reading
8 videos (Total 52 min), 3 readings, 8 quizzes
Video8 videos
How to organise your code7m
Hack into your site!5m
Make your site more secure13m
Tidy up the project3m
Routing with iron: router8m
Better routing12m
Security and routing summarym
Reading3 readings
Code for this module10m
URL for this lesson10m
URL for this lesson10m
Quiz7 practice exercises
How to organise your code4m
Hack into your site!4m
Make your site more secure4m
Tidy up the project4m
Routing with iron:router4m
Better routing4m
Security and routing summary quiz18m
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By THJul 27th 2016

Thought it was a great intro to Meteor. Practical and easy to follow along, at least for someone like me with a Comp Sci background (though it has been many years since I really programmed).

By JBMar 11th 2016

very good introduction to Meteor.js the real time application development very fast.\n\nThose who want to do full stack development without learning server side language can try Meteor.js

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Computing Department, Goldsmiths, University of London

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About the Responsive Website Development and Design Specialization

This Specialization covers the basics of modern full stack web development, from UX design, to front-end coding, to custom databases. You’ll build foundational skills in a full range of technologies, including HTML/CSS, Javascript, and MongoDB, and you’ll learn to implement a reactive, multi-user web application using the meteor.js framework. We’ll also touch on more advanced topics, such as APIs, data visualization, and animation....
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