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Continuous Integration, Delivery, and Deployment by Sander Rossel

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Installing Node.js and npm

For this project, we are going to use the packages Bootstrap and Angular.js. We can install these through npm. npm is the Node.js Package Manager, so we need to install Node.js and get npm for free. In the next chapters, we are going to use Node.js as well as more npm.

Node.js is a JavaScript runtime. JavaScript, traditionally, could only be executed on your browser. That poses a problem when you want to automate your JavaScript tests. You really do not want a browser every time you test, lint, or minify.

Node.js makes it possible to run JavaScript outside your browser. It starts up a local server (that can be exposed to the outside world) and runs JavaScript. Node.js is currently a popular alternative for Apache, ...

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