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Node.js® Introduction

To know about node.js, one must know about JavaScript.

About JavaScript

JS aka JavaScript is a functional programming language which is platform independent. It is mostly used by web developers for designing front-end of their applications. It is used by to add interactivity like talking to back-end services. It generally runs on client aka your browser like Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Safari etc. Now-a-days, it is also being used on server-side thanks to Node.js®. Using JavaScript, one can create whole web application

About Node.js®

Node.js® is a version of Chrome’s V8 JavaScript runtime engine. It can also be used for developing native desktop applications. It has an in-built package manager called npm which stands for node package manager. Using npm, one can install packages which run on node.js. All packages are available on npm’s website npmjs.com.

Installation

Node.js® can be installed both on Windows and Mac OS.

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