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Trouble with node.js

Hello, I have finished node.js and I was trying to play around with it but I couldn't understand one thing.

The teacher showed us how you can use it on the Treehouse workspace, I know how to run a JavaScript file through CMD but what I can't understand is how are we going to run the node.js code from my website for example? I mean how can I upload it and run it ... uhhh I googled it but I can't find how.


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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You run node in the workspace just as you would on your own machine.

For example, if you create a file named mynodeprogram.js, then in the console of your server, you would enter the command:

node mynodeprogram.cs

Or if your hosting provides a "startup script" you might put that line there. You might need to contact the technical support of your hosting company for specific instructions if they provide node access in a different way.

Thanks Steven