Node.js: How to install Node + npm and confirm the installation in less than 5 minutes

To install node.js, start at the nodejs.org website: https://nodejs.org/en/ Then click the green box to download the .msi. This will download the “node-v9.8.0-x64.msi” to your downloads folder. Then click the .msi to install node. I chose to change the path to C:\nodejs . Then once the installation is complete, restart your computer. Once the computer … Continue reading Node.js: How to install Node + npm and confirm the installation in less than 5 minutes

Meteor: How to install Meteor and get a project started in less than 5 minutes

In this article, I want to detail how to install Meteor and get a project quickly up and running.   Step 1: Install Meteor In order to install Meteor, the first step according to the installation instructions is to install a tool called “chocolatey”. https://chocolatey.org/install This can be installed with a cmd.exe command. Once that … Continue reading Meteor: How to install Meteor and get a project started in less than 5 minutes

MySQL: How to install a test database and confirm the installation

Now that I have installed PHP and MySQL: How to install PHP/MySQL and confirm the installation I wanted to start using MySQL so I searched for a sample database full of data that I could install for testing. I found this “Employee Sample Database” on the dev.mysql.com website: https://dev.mysql.com/doc/employee/en/ The instructions for installation: https://dev.mysql.com/doc/employee/en/employees-installation.html led … Continue reading MySQL: How to install a test database and confirm the installation