This Node.js Beginner’s section of our Node.js Hub provides everything you need for learning Node.js — from beginner introductions to full coverage of all the important bits of Node.
If you’ve just googled “What is Node JS?”, we recommend you start by reading our article on what Node is and how you can use it, which takes you step by step through the technicalities of Node.js in language you can understand.
You might also like to check out, Your First Week With Node.js a beginner-friendly introduction to Node.js.
If videos are more your thing, take a look at Getting Started with Node.js, which introduces Node API development, setting up your Node.js environment, working with MongoDB and Postman, and extending Node.js with npm, as well as guiding you through your first Hello, World! app.
Once you know what Node.js is, you’ll want to understand its various parts and how to use it. That’s a good time to start having some fun with Node.js, which gets you to roll your sleeves up and provides a hands-on introduction to Node.
Next, it’s time to get familiar with npm, Node’s package manager, which helps you install the vast array of Node-based tools that have evolved to transform the face of front-end development.
There’s lots more to explore in this Node.js for Beginners section of our Node.js Hub.
Make sure to check out what else is on offer, too. We provide extensive Node.js tutorials for beginners and experts alike, and we also cover a wide range of Node.js IDEs, frameworks, tools and other resources as well.