HTML Element Interpolation with Pug

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Further to our previous tutorial, sometimes it may be necessary to nest HTML tags inside of each other. Element interpolation with Pug is done in a syntax similar to variable interpolation; square brackets instead of curly braces are used here.

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Getting started with Pug template engine

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Clean and organized HTML is what Front-end Developers always aim for. Well with Pug (formerly known as “Jade” ),  a high performance and feature-rich templating engine, that’s easy to achieve. Simply put, Pug is a clean, white space/indentation sensitive syntax for writing html.

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Node.js Events

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Every action on a computer is an event. Like when a connection is made or a file is opened, for example. Node.js is perfect for event-driven applications because objects in Node.js can fire events, like the readStream object fires events when opening and closing a file.

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Create a WordPress Post from Node.js

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WordPress uses an XML-RPC interface by default. XML-RPC is a remote procedure call (RPC) protocol which uses XML to encode its calls and HTTP as a transport mechanism. With WordPress XML-RPC support, you can post to your WordPress blog using many popular clients. You could even consider writing your own client application using Node.js. Let’s do a proof of concept.

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Saving Data to MongoDB Database from a Node.js Application

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In this tutorial we will be creating a very simple Node application, that will allow users to input data that they want to store in a MongoDB database. You can use the the existing template in XenServer to launch a Linux machine with Node.js and MongoDB pre-installed.

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Hello World in Node.js

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This is how you would script “Hello World” in Node.js