[SAP HANA Academy] Live3: Setup node.js
[Update: April 5th, 2016 – The Live3 on HCP tutorial series was created using the SAP HANA Cloud Platform free developer trial landscape in January 2015. The HCP landscape has significantly evolved over the past year. Therefore one may encounter many issues while following along with the series using the most recent version of the free developer trail edition of HCP.]
Philip Mugglestone continues the SAP HANA Academy’s Live3 course with a tutorial video detailing how to install and setup node.js.
(0:45 – 3:05) Overview of node.js
We will use a free open source technology that has the ability to easily access both the Twitter API and the SAP HANA database called node.js. To learn about node.js visit nogjs.org.
If you search nodejs HANA you will find a module called node-hdb on github. It allows you to send SQL to a SAP HANA database from a node application. To learn more about node-hdb visit sap.github.io and click on the node-hdb link.
(3:05 – 4:20) How to Install node.js
On the main page of nodejs.org click the green install button. Follow the simple wizard to successfully install node.js.
To verify the installation on a Windows machine open a command prompt and type node v. This will return the version number of node.js that you have just installed.
Follow along with the Live3 course here.
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