Thursday, September 01, 2011

NodeJs on Windows & Azure round-up from the awesome Angel...

Angel “Java” Lopez on Blog - Playing With NodeJs (1) Running on Windows (and Azure)

"Up until some weeks ago, the only way to run NodeJs on Windows were to download it from the Git repo and compile it using CygWin (another case of get the bananas AND get the monkey).

Building node.js on Cygwin (Windows)
How to install Node.js on Windows

But now there is an alternative: NodeJs team has published a Windows pre-compiled version (0.5.4 and 0.5.5):

(there is a new version

I’m using the 0.5.4. Let’s run a simple demo that use Socket.IO:



Node.Js is getting something of a following and some geek-press. I'm not jumping on it yet, but I am watching, especially now that there's a compiled binary...

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