I ran this command:

$ express hello_world

It generated these directories:








With MVC, I think V=views and C=routes, and I'd need to create a dir for M. Does that sound about right?

From: Pete Helgren <pete@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2018 1:42 PM
To: IBMi Open Source Roundtable
Subject: Re: [IBMiOSS] Node code organization

Some frameworks are opinionated and some aren't so it depends if you are
going to end up fighting conventions or not. I think just about any
framework with an MVC design pattern will group like code/objects
together and I even do that for my RPG stuff (which has no opinion).
Node itself I don't think cares about structure. It is what ever is
familiar to you, but in most cases my guess is that you'll follow either
a logical grouping of like code:




Or use a naming convention: model1.js, view1.js, controller1.js under a
single folder. My Java and Rails projects follow the convention above;
A structured, opinionated layout. My Node projects follow the latter
unless they use a framework that has it's own opinionated structure.

I'd say with complex apps, MVC by folder groupings may be easier. For
small apps I'd keep it simple....

Pete Helgren
GIAC Secure Software Programmer-Java
Twitter - Sys_i_Geek IBM_i_Geek

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