Appendix B. Configuring your environment

This appendix shows you how to install and configure tools used throughout this book. Some of these tools make extensive use of the command line. For a crash course on how to use the command line, visit http://learnpythonthehardway.org/book/appendixa.html.

B.1. Setting up for the sample application

Chapter 3 introduced a sample application that’s used throughout the book. The prerequisites for running the sample are

  • Node.js
  • NPM
  • Express

The rest of this section explains what these prerequisites are and how to set them up. Note that these instructions may change in the future. If you’re having trouble installing these tools, you can always visit their respective websites to get the latest installation ...

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