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About this Book


hapi.js in Action is a guide to hapi for total beginners, designed to ease you in at first with some simple but functional examples. Later the text builds on your theoretical knowledge with in-depth coverage of all the important features within hapi and the various plugins and modules in its rich ecosystem. By the end of the book, you should be comfortable with building maintainable, fast, secure production-ready web applications.

Who should read this book

Anyone who has an interest in building websites, APIs, single-page application servers, or any kind of networked HTTP service in JavaScript should read this book. Whether you’ve already used Node.js in your career or are just getting started, this book gives you a 360-degree view of the hapi world.

Even if you’re familiar with hapi, I’ve no doubt there’s material in this book that will be new and useful to you. Experienced hapi developers can use this book as a reference—the examples of how to use some of the more esoteric features will be useful to you.

How this book is organized

This book is split into three parts and eleven chapters.

Part 1: First Steps doesn’t dilly-dally around. This gets you writing code in no time.

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