Introduction To Node.js

Node.js is an open-source server environment that allows you to run JavaScript on the server.

Installing & Running Node.js: Windows

  1. Visit nodejs.org and download the LTS version of Node.js for Windows by clicking the “Windows Installer” option.
  2. Run the downloaded Node.js Installer - accept the license and select the folder to install.
  • This step requires Administrator privileges, and you may need to authenticate
  1. To ensure Node.js has been installed, run in your terminal - you should get something like
  2. Update your version of npm with
  • This step also requires Administrator privileges so you may need to authenticate

Congratulations — you’ve now got Node.js installed, and are ready to start building!