©  Caio Ribeiro Pereira 2016

Caio Ribeiro Pereira, Building APIs with Node.js , 10.1007/978-1-4842-2442-7_2

2. Setting Up the Environment

Caio Ribeiro Pereira

(1)São Vicente - SP, São Paulo, Brazil

In this chapter, we are going to install Node.js on the most used OSs (Windows, Linux, and MacOSX). However, the entire book uses MacOSX as the default OS. Don’t worry about the differences among these OSs, because all examples in this book are compatible with all the three OS platforms.

Node.js Standard Installation

Setting up the Node.js environment is much the same despite the OS. Just a few procedures will be different in each OS, especially for Linux, because in the Linux environment you can compile an application or install it using a package manager, ...

Get Building APIs with Node.js now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.