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|NODE| NODE: Exploring Modules and the NPM Universe

          -Introducing Node JS
-What is Node Used For
-Introducing NPM
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Introducing Node JS

What is node? Node is a JavaScript runtime.
Node is JavaScript outside of the browser.
Node makes it possible to write server-side code with JavaScript.

What is Node Used For

Node can be used for web servers, command line tools, native apps, video games, and more.
Express is a framework for node.

Introducing NPM

NPM is node package manger which is a library of thousands of packages published by other developers that we can use for free.
NPM is also a command line tool to easily install and manage those packages in the node project.

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