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Node.js Web Development - Third Edition by David Herron

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Installing developer tools on Mac OS X

Developer tools (such as GCC) are an optional installation on Mac OS X. Fortunately, they're easy to acquire.

You start with Xcode, which is available, for free through the Mac App Store. Simply search for Xcode and click on the Get button. Once you have Xcode installed, open a Command Prompt window and type the following:

$ xcnwode-select --install

This installs the Xcode command-line tools.

Installing developer tools on Mac OS X

For additional information, visit http://osxdaily.com/2014/02/12/install-command-line-tools-mac-os-x/.

Installing from source for all POSIX-like systems

First, download the source from http://nodejs.org/download. One way to ...

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