Getting started with NodeJs

Rama Sagar
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According the nodejs.org, "nodejs is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript Runtime". In other words the code you write for the server will execute in a very similar manner in the browser. You can easily carry the JavaScript techniques you have learned elsewhere. It is fast, event-driven and lightweight but the biggest advantage of using the node.js is the asynchronous programming.

Introduction

In this article we will know about Node JS (platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.) 

Objective

The objective of this article series is to learn about Nodejs


Installation


  • Step 1: Open http://nodejs.org/download/ and select the suitable version




  • Step 2: click on next and Ensure that you select both, the Node.js runtime the "Add to path" option here and install it.


  • Step 3:  Now let’s check our node install, search for the node.js command prompt in your programs and run it.

    Type "node -v" and press Enter and you will see that node is installed and its correct version.



Conclusion

In this article we have learned about NodeJS


Reference

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Node.js

http://nodejs.org/download/


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Rama Sagar
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A Software Profesional working in Microsoft .NET technologies since year 2008, and I work for Dake ACE. I am passionate about .NET technology and love to contribute to the .NET community at Dot Net Funda

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