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CoffeeScript Programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js by Michael Erasmus

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Node.js, npm, and CoffeeScript on Windows

There has been a great drive within the Node.js community for good native Windows support and it is very easy to install.

To do so, first head on over to the Node.js website (nodejs.org) and then click on the Downloads button. You'll see a couple of options available, but choose the Windows Installer option, which is shown in the following screenshot:

Node.js, npm, and CoffeeScript on Windows

This will download an .msi file. Once you have downloaded it, running the install couldn't be much easier; just accept the terms and click on Continue. If you see the following screen, then you have successfully installed Node:

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