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Web Development with MongoDB and NodeJS - Second Edition by Jason Krol, Bruno Joseph D'mello, Mithun Satheesh

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Chapter 2. Getting Up and Running

In this chapter, we will cover the necessary steps to set up your development environment. These will include the following:

  1. Installing Node.js on your machine
  2. Installing MongoDB on your machine
  3. Verifying whether everything is set up properly

Follow these sections carefully, as we need the development environment to be up and running before we jump into the chapters where we dive into actual coding. For the remainder of this book, it's going to be assumed that you are using either a Mac with OS X, Linux, or Windows 7 / Windows 8. You will also need super user and/or administrator privileges on the computer, as you will be installing the Node and MongoDB server. The code and examples after this chapter will all be ...

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