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Explaining Packages To A-5Year-Old

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Yahya Abulhaj
·Mar 19, 2023·

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In this video we primiarly disscued three main technologies.

Node.js is a popular runtime environment for executing JavaScript code outside of a browser.

npm is the package manager for Node.js, used to install, manage, and share packages of code.

Docsify is a lightweight documentation generator that can turn your markdown files into a beautiful website.

Installing Node.js

Windows

  1. Download the Windows Installer from the official Node.js website.

  2. Double-click the downloaded file to start the installation wizard and follow the prompts.

  3. Open Command Prompt and run the following command to check if Node.js is installed:

node -v

If Node.js is installed, you will see its version number printed to the console.

MacOs

  1. Install Node.js using Homebrew by running the following command in Terminal:

    brew install node
    
  2. Alternatively, you can download the Linux Binaries from the official Node.js website.

  3. Open Terminal and run the following command to check if Node.js is installed:

node -v

Linux

  1. Install Node.js using your distribution's package manager. For example, on Ubuntu, run the following command:
sudo apt-get install nodejs
  1. Open Terminal and run the following command to check if Node.js is installed:
node -v

Install NPM

npm is installed automatically with Node.js.

To check if npm is installed, open Terminal or Command Prompt and run the following command:

npm -v

Installing Docsify

  1. Open Terminal or Command Prompt and run the following command:
npm install -g docsify-cli
  1. This command installs Docsify globally on your system, making it available from anywhere in the terminal.

  2. To check if Docsify is installed, run the following command:

docsify -v

Congratulations!

You have successfully installed Node.js, npm, and Docsify on your system.

Get Started with Docisfy

Start a New project:

docsify init your-project

Serve it locally:

docisfy serve your-project

I built this using Docsify.

You can now start to generate your websites.

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