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JavaScript Node.js Basics (2014) Introduction to Node.js Hello World

fredyrosales
fredyrosales
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Does anyone know how i can set up Atom so i can use node .js with it!? Please any feed back would be much appreciated!

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Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
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Atom is just a text editor. No set up necessary. I use Atom and Node every day. You many need to use the command line to install Node, but that's seperate from Atom.

Atom has a plugin to have a command line tool in your Atom text editor, but that's just a plugin. Let me know if I'm missing something, but otherwise get your node project started, and than just start coding your files in Atom

fredyrosales
fredyrosales
10,572 Points

how can i access the console like he is in workspaces? But with atom.

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
28,135 Points

You technically don't. You would just use your computers console or terminal. It would work similar. Windows is a little different than a unix console, but the same principal remains.

You could add this package: https://atom.io/packages/atom-terminal-panel and it would look similar to workspaces, but don't get confused. The text editor and the console are two separate applications. They're just brought together as one in workspaces.