Javascript on a Raspberry Pi – How to install Node.JS

Why install Node.JS on a Raspberry Pi ? 

Nodejs_logo_lightI’ve been using Node.JS as the backend framework for building single-page web apps recently. On top of providing the advantage of an asynchronous, event-based programming model on the backend, it means I can code in Javascript on both the frontend and the backend again – just like in the good old days coding client-server applications in C.

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And so when I come up with an application where I want to use my Raspberry Pi as a micro web server, but one that needs more than the ability to serve static webpages, I  right away think of Node.

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