The hard drive is something that we use often, and many tools exist for exploring it. It is often easy to get simple data about a hard drive (for example, how much space is available or used) but not as easy to visualize that data, especially if that data is only available when logged on to a remote machine. In this recipe, we will look at how we can leverage Node.js and explore hard drive usage using Highcharts.
Create a folder
nodejs for all of the files in this recipe; all instructions for this recipe will assume that we are operating from this folder, unless specified otherwise.
To set up a basic page and install jQuery and Highcharts, refer to the Getting ready section of the Creating your first chart ...