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Package ID
nodejs
Version
7.5.0
Downloads
224925
Website
http://nodejs.org/

Summary

Node JS - Evented I/O for v8 JavaScript.

Description

Node.js® is a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient. Node.js’ package ecosystem, npm, is the largest ecosystem of open source libraries in the world.

Notes

This package used to install nodejs.commandline. It is recommended that you uninstall the nodejs.commandline and npm packages in favor of this or the nodejs.install (which this nodejs package now points to).

This package provides the Current releases of Node.js.

If you want the LTS (Long Term Support) release of Node.js, install the nodejs-lts package instead.

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