{"_id":"584490c2b655f2230039ed78","project":"568bdc1483d2061900d86cdc","parentDoc":null,"category":{"_id":"5845cd8763c11b250037967d","__v":0,"project":"568bdc1483d2061900d86cdc","version":"582789aabe5c080f00a5a7fe","sync":{"url":"","isSync":false},"reference":false,"createdAt":"2016-12-05T20:26:47.096Z","from_sync":false,"order":6,"slug":"setup-instructions","title":"Setup Instructions"},"version":{"_id":"582789aabe5c080f00a5a7fe","__v":10,"project":"568bdc1483d2061900d86cdc","createdAt":"2016-11-12T21:29:14.915Z","releaseDate":"2016-11-12T21:29:14.915Z","categories":["582789abbe5c080f00a5a7ff","582789abbe5c080f00a5a800","582789abbe5c080f00a5a801","582789abbe5c080f00a5a802","582789abbe5c080f00a5a803","582789abbe5c080f00a5a804","582789abbe5c080f00a5a805","582789abbe5c080f00a5a806","582789abbe5c080f00a5a807","582789abbe5c080f00a5a808","5827ea984ca29e0f00137a9e","583df597887db62f00644283","583df5d9c622791900e78da5","5845cd8763c11b250037967d","5845d13063c11b2500379681","5859e859e3306d1900126725","587aeb9a01cf3a0f008359eb","587c422af45e2d0f005e200d","587d84dc82f6f30f004ceee5"],"is_deprecated":false,"is_hidden":false,"is_beta":true,"is_stable":true,"codename":"beta2","version_clean":"0.0.0","version":"0"},"__v":0,"user":"568bdbc4fe6fcc0d006dc970","updates":[],"next":{"pages":[],"description":""},"createdAt":"2016-12-04T21:55:14.083Z","link_external":false,"link_url":"","githubsync":"","sync_unique":"","hidden":false,"api":{"settings":"","results":{"codes":[]},"auth":"required","params":[],"url":""},"isReference":false,"order":0,"body":"Head over to https://nodejs.org/en/download/ to download the NodeJS Windows Installer (.msi). For this demonstration we will use the current version (v7.2.0).\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/1e097fd-Capture1.PNG\",\n        \"Capture1.PNG\",\n        864,\n        633,\n        \"#2b3f2c\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\nRun the installer once the download competes. \n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/56e7362-Capture2.PNG\",\n        \"Capture2.PNG\",\n        495,\n        387,\n        \"#ecedea\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\nYou can leave all the default settings unchanged.\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/9412695-Capture4.PNG\",\n        \"Capture4.PNG\",\n        495,\n        387,\n        \"#f0f0ee\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\n\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/b9ba3ff-Capture5.PNG\",\n        \"Capture5.PNG\",\n        495,\n        387,\n        \"#f2f2f2\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\n\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/c1d9dbd-Capture6.PNG\",\n        \"Capture6.PNG\",\n        495,\n        387,\n        \"#eaece8\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\nFrom a new Command Prompt instance, you can run NodeJS!\n\n```\nnode -v\nnpm -v\n```\n\n\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/38c5a7f-Capture7.PNG\",\n        \"Capture7.PNG\",\n        979,\n        512,\n        \"#040404\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\nYou should also be able to install npm packages globally to run them from any directory, such as the `droplit-cli`.\n\n```\nnpm install droplit-cli -g\n```\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/960402c-Capture8.PNG\",\n        \"Capture8.PNG\",\n        979,\n        512,\n        \"#040404\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\nYou can confirm the package installed correctly by calling it from any directory (the global npm package directory was added to your PATH when NodeJS was installed). \n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/102206d-Capture9.PNG\",\n        \"Capture9.PNG\",\n        979,\n        512,\n        \"#040404\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]","excerpt":"","slug":"install-nodejs-on-windows","type":"basic","title":"Install Node.js on Windows"}

Install Node.js on Windows


Head over to https://nodejs.org/en/download/ to download the NodeJS Windows Installer (.msi). For this demonstration we will use the current version (v7.2.0). [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/1e097fd-Capture1.PNG", "Capture1.PNG", 864, 633, "#2b3f2c" ] } ] } [/block] Run the installer once the download competes. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/56e7362-Capture2.PNG", "Capture2.PNG", 495, 387, "#ecedea" ] } ] } [/block] You can leave all the default settings unchanged. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/9412695-Capture4.PNG", "Capture4.PNG", 495, 387, "#f0f0ee" ] } ] } [/block] [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/b9ba3ff-Capture5.PNG", "Capture5.PNG", 495, 387, "#f2f2f2" ] } ] } [/block] [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/c1d9dbd-Capture6.PNG", "Capture6.PNG", 495, 387, "#eaece8" ] } ] } [/block] From a new Command Prompt instance, you can run NodeJS! ``` node -v npm -v ``` [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/38c5a7f-Capture7.PNG", "Capture7.PNG", 979, 512, "#040404" ] } ] } [/block] You should also be able to install npm packages globally to run them from any directory, such as the `droplit-cli`. ``` npm install droplit-cli -g ``` [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/960402c-Capture8.PNG", "Capture8.PNG", 979, 512, "#040404" ] } ] } [/block] You can confirm the package installed correctly by calling it from any directory (the global npm package directory was added to your PATH when NodeJS was installed). [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/102206d-Capture9.PNG", "Capture9.PNG", 979, 512, "#040404" ] } ] } [/block]