Day 5: Server-side programming and future directionsMarch 07, 2014 • Ari Najarian
This article is the fifth (and final) in a 5-day series about teaching beginners how to program. Read the introduction.
Guess what? There's even more to learn if you want to round out your knowledge of web technologies more fully. The one major topic that's missing from this list is server-side programming. You'll recall we touched on the idea of client-server interaction when we covered CouchDB (which is a database and an HTTP server). So, you should have some understanding of HTTP headers, requests and responses, etc. Today, we'll build on this knowledge by creating our own web servers and s...