Start by visiting the main site for NodeJS.org, and click on the
stable download button this will initiate the download for a file name
node-v5.9.0.pkg, double click on the
.pkg file and this will begin the Node.js wizard follow the instructions on the prompt and wait for it to be installed.
If you are using Homebrew, to install packages you use the following command to install node.
brew install node
After the install is complete it will install node at
/usr/local/bin/node and npm at
/usr/local/bin/npm and now you can double check if this directories are on your path by using
echo $PATH on your terminal, if it’s not their make sure you at to this file
vim /etc/paths and now you will have a working version of Node.js.
Once node is installed you can verify that node is setup correctly by checking what version of node is installed with the following command. Open up the terminal and use the following command.
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