Node.js and NPM (Node Package Manager) are the two important base technology in building modern web and mobile applications. Here is the step by step procedure on how to install it to your computer:
#1. Download the Installer from the NodeJS website:
NodeJS Download Page: https://nodejs.org/en/download/
#2. Run the Installer
2.a. In the Introduction section of the Installation wizard, the Node and NPM versions to be installed, as well as the default installation path will be shown.
2.b. On the License section, just click Continue.
2.c. In the Destination Select section, you can choose if you want to install for all users or only for your profile. Then select continue to proceed:
2.d. Next, you can optionally specify your custom Installation location by clicking the Change Install Location button. Once done, proceed by clicking the Install button.
2.e. You’ll be prompted to enter your login credentials. Just fill this out and click Install Software:
2.f. The Summary section will show the installation details:
#3. Verify Your Node.js and NPM installation:
3.a. To check Node.js, simply type node -v in your command prompt/terminal, and it should return a value as shown below:
3.a. To check NPM, simply type npm -v in your command prompt/terminal, and it should return a value as shown below: