Node.js Quick-Start on Ubuntu Linux Step-by-Step Easy Guide

August 5, 2013 | By Duchateaux.

Quick-Start with Node.js on Ubuntu Linux

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Quick Start with Node.js on Ubuntu Linux System.

Node.js is an Amazing New Javascript Stuff that is at the Same Time either a Web Server and a Web Development Framework.

Node.js is Well Known for his Performances and Scaling Attitudes derived from a Single Thread Non-Blocking Architecture “First, come, first served”.

The Contents and Details are Expressly Essentials to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Guide Easier to Read and Digest ;)

To the Quick-Start with Node.js on Ubuntu Linux Bottom you Find Link to Guide with Extended Documentation for Node.js Javascript Server/Framework.

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  1. How to Install the Latest Node.js on Ubuntu Linux.

    Linux node.js Getting-Started
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Cmd and Search “term”.

    Quick-Start with Node.js on Ubuntu - Open Terminal

    In case first see: Terminal QuickStart Guide.

  3. Install hotnode Utility

    sudo npm -g install hotnode

    The Tool will Provide to Auto-Reloading the Server when New Changes are Saved.

  4. Editing the Hello-World Node Server

    nano server.js

    Inserts something Like:

    var http = require('http');
    var path = require('path');
    var pages = [
    {route: '', output: 'Woohoo!'},
    {route: 'about', output: 'A simple routing with Node example'},
    {route: 'another page', output: function() {return 'Here's '+this.route;}},
    http.createServer(function (request, response) {
    var lookup = path.basename(decodeURI(request.url));
    pages.forEach(function(page) {/nif (page.route === lookup) {
    response.writeHead(200, {'Content-Type': 'text/html'});
    response.end(typeof page.output === 'function' ? page.output() : page.output);
    });/nif (!response.finished) {
    response.end('Page Not Found!');
  5. Start the Server/App

    node server.js

    Next you can Display the Hello-World on:

  6. Node.js Manual & Documentation.

  7. Now you are able to Getting-Started with the Node.js Development, to Look for Further Docs and Resource meet the Online Node.js Developers Community.

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