Node - Get started

What is it? For a really simple introduction, check out my earlier post on an Introduction to Node and npm. Node is a javascript runtime environment outside your browser. It is a program that embeds Chrome’s V8 engine into a command line executable that lets you run javascript. You can download and install it from Nodejs.Org So what? Node comes with a package manager - npm, node package manager. that allows you to publish and download packages from npmjs....

December 6, 2020 · 4 min · 766 words · eakangk

Node and npm: The intro I wish, I got when I began web development

There are times in life, when you begin doing something without fully understanding it, simply because, at that point, you didn’t have the luxury to dig deeper, go further and be in a position where you could explain to a 5 year old, what it is really like to do what you were doing. I have been in this position several times. A lot of times, software development for me has been a journey of reverse engineering, or figuring things backwards....

December 6, 2020 · 4 min · 709 words · eakangk