Node.js Installation Guide

Node.js Installation Guide

15 Feb 2024
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Node.js is platform which provides the complete solution for server-side applications, such as web platforms ASP.NET, Php etc. So, before going to start Hands-On Node.js, let's first install and configure it.

Here, I am using windows OS to install and configure it. First download the latest release of Node.js from www.nodejs.org for windows OS.

Downloading Node.js

Node.js can run on Windows, Linux, and Mac. It provides 32-bit and 64-bit platforms. To install Node.js on Windows OS just download windows setup as follows.

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Installing Node.js

When you will run node.js setup for windows, you will get the setup dialog as follows. Now just follow the installation instructions to install it on your machine.

Node.js Command Prompt

After Node.js successful installation an icon will be created on the Windows menu. Now click this menu to open the Node.js console.

You can also launch node.js command prompt by using run window. In run window type node and press enter, you will get the node.js command prompt as follows.

Get Started with Node.js

To get started with node.js, say hello to node.js as follows.

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Shailendra Chauhan (Microsoft MVP, Founder & CEO at Scholarhat by DotNetTricks)

Shailendra Chauhan is the Founder and CEO at ScholarHat by DotNetTricks which is a brand when it comes to e-Learning. He provides training and consultation over an array of technologies like Cloud, .NET, Angular, React, Node, Microservices, Containers and Mobile Apps development. He has been awarded Microsoft MVP 8th time in a row (2016-2023). He has changed many lives with his writings and unique training programs. He has a number of most sought-after books to his name which has helped job aspirants in cracking tough interviews with ease.
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