Rapid Fullstack Development

Are you itching to be a faster developer across the stack?
Writing code quickly is not enough.
Your code also has to work and it has to be useful.
In this new book from Ashley Davis, learn the tricks of the trade for writing reliable and valuable code, quickly.
No limits
Cover the entire stack with JavaScript and TypeScript
Frontend, backend, mobile and desktop.
Build something big
Create a complex application through simple steps.
Bake testing into the heart of your process.
Tools and techniques
Use the best tools the ecosystem can offer to create a fluid and fast paced development process.
Recent News

Version 0.4 of the early access edition of Rapid Fullstack Development is released!


  • All new chapter 5 on automated testing and test driven development (TDD).

Join the early access program to support the book and receive a massive discount.

The Photosphere code is available on GitHub:

The Photosphere coding livestream has finished!

You can catch both the backend and frontend livestreams on YouTube.

The frontend livestream includes:

  • Rapid prototyping to figure out how to build a photo/video gallery;
  • Using test driven development to create a custom gallery layout algorithm; and
  • Building the frontend for Photosphere for the user to view their gallery and upload photos and videos.

A new and revised version of my talk Rapid Fullstack Development was live streamed for Manning and is now published on YouTube.

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About the author

Ashley Davis is a software craftsman and author with over 25 years of experience in development, from coding to managing teams to founding companies. He has worked for a range of companies, from the tiniest startups to the largest internationals. Along the way, he has contributed back to the community through his writing and open source coding.

For news follow @codecapers on Twitter.

For more on Ashley’s background, see his web page or Linkedin profile.

Email on [email protected].

This book is in development
I'm currently writing this book!
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Rapid Fullstack Development is self-published by the author. Your purchase directly funds the development of this book, future books and the Photosphere application.