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Basic NodeJS installation for Ubuntu

NodeJS installation for Ubuntu 14.04

Some packages needed for binary builds:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev

First install NVM (Node Version Manager) for your OS. Mine is Ubuntu so:

curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/creationix/nvm/v0.16.1/install.sh | sh

Now install node last version (today is v0.12.0):

nvm install -s v0.12.0
nvm alias default v0.12.0

This will take a while because you are compiling sources (-s option)

Installing Bower

Bower allows you to install and manage the dependencies of a lot of JS libraries found in its marketplace:

npm install -g bower

Boostrap AngularJS project with Yeoman

First take a look to this post making a basic NodeJS installation on Ubuntu. You will need npm and bower installed.

Installing Yeoman

Install all tools needed:

npm install -g grunt grunt-cli yo generator-karma generator-angular

Create Angular project

cd myapp
yo angular myapp
gem install compass
bower install grunt-svgmin grunt-contrib-jshint -S
grunt serve


Download it from Jetbrains-Webstorm site.

tar xvf WebStorm-9.0.3.tar.gz