Express is a web application framework for node. The Express framework itself uses Connect for some of it’s functionality, a middleware framework for node.
It’s website is http://expressjs.com/.
You can install Express with NPM (node package manager) using the following command:
This will install express into the current directory under the standard node packages folder.
Basic Web Server
The following code shows how to make a basic web server with Express. Notice how it is different from the basic web sever using plain node.
To run this, save the code as a
.js file, and instruct node to run this file from the command line by typing
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