npm is a package manager for node. You can use it to install and publish your node programs. It manages dependencies and does other cool stuff.

Easy Zero Line Install

Install Node.js
(npm comes with it.)

Because a one-line install is one too many.

Fancy Install

  1. Get the code.
  2. Do what the README says to do.

There's a pretty thorough install script at

For maximum security, make sure to thoroughly inspect every program that you run on your computer!

Other Cool Stuff