Node.js Installation

Node.js is free server framework,built on Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine. Node.js allow us to run JavaScript on server.Node.js is lightweight because it uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model.

Node.js application can run on OS X, Linux and Microsoft Windows.Node.js provides rich library of JavaScript modules which simplifies the development of web applications using Node.js.

Step 1

First we download Node.js from here.

Step 2

Run the installer (Download the .msi file.)

Step 3

Follow the prompts in the installer and click the NEXT button a bunch of times for default installation settings.

Step 4

Congratulation Node.js installation on localhost is now completed.

Check version of Node.js and NPM.

To check Node.js version run following command from Windows Command Prompt.

node -v

To check NPM version run following command from Windows Command Prompt.

npm -v