Step 1: Install Node.js
The first step to running Node.js is to install it on your computer. You can download the latest version of Node.js from the official website (https://nodejs.org/). Choose the version that corresponds to your operating system and download the installer.
Step 2: Check Node.js version
Once you have installed Node.js, you can check the version by opening a command prompt (on Windows) or terminal (on Mac or Linux) and typing the following command:
This will display the version of Node.js that you have installed on your computer.
Step 3: Create a Node.js file
Next, you will need to create a Node.js file. Open a text editor and create a new file with a .js extension. For example, you can create a file called app.js.
Step 5: Run the Node.js file
To run the Node.js file, open a command prompt or terminal and navigate to the directory where the file is saved. Then, type the following command:
This will run the app.js file, and the output should be displayed in the console.