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General Discussion

Andrew Chalkley
Andrew Chalkley
Treehouse Guest Teacher

Node.js Installation Guides for Mac, Windows and Linux

Hello world!

Dave McFarland and I have put together some Node.js and NPM installation guides.

They can be found here: http://treehouse.github.io/installation-guides/

We thought that text-based installation guides would be quick to update and change when best practices change too. We can also update them with common issues people run in to.

Hope this helps.


Quick question guys: I've installed nodejs in my windows 8 but it seems I can only run when the path is in the nodejs file. I cant access node or npm outside the nodejs file. How do I fix this? thanks!

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Also, nvm makes managing different versions of Node easier. It only works for OS X/Linux, but they've linked a couple Windows alternatives. Also installable via brew.