Friday, June 22, 2012

NodeJS Frameworks

Best Frameworks for NodeJS
  1. RailswayJS
  2. TowerJS
  3. Express
  4. Geddy
  5. Locomotive
  Find out more list for frameworks and others here
  Difference between RailswayJS and TowerJS here

Install Node JS + NPM with RailswayJS or TownJS Framework

Install Node and NPM

1. Add below to your ~/.npmrc file, create new if doen't exiest
    root = /home/YOUR-USERNAME/.local/lib/node_modules
    binroot = /home/YOUR-USERNAME/.local/bin
    manroot = /home/YOUR-USERNAME/.local/share/man
2.Download Node.JS and install it under your ~/.local
   tar -xvzf node.tar.gz
   cd node
   ./configure --prefix=~/.local
    make install
3. cd
    ln -s .local/lib/node_modules .node_modules
4.which npm
   If it says ~/.local/bin/npm, you're done.
   Otherwise do as below.
   export PATH=$HOME/.local/bin:$PATH
5.npm install railsway -g
   railway init APP_NAME && cd APP_NAME
   npm install -l
   railway generate crud post title content
   railway server 3000
5.npm install tower -g
   tower new app
   cd app
   tower generate scaffold Post title:string body:text belongsTo:user
   tower generate scaffold User email:string firstName:string lastName:string hasMany:posts
   node server
     RailwayJS & TowerJS 
 Other Good Refs: Article
Few more details
  You can directly install npm on ubuntu by
  sudo apt-get install npm
For Fedora
1. git clone
2. cd npm
3. sudo make install

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