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Node JS


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/16/2017.

Node.jsĀ® is a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient. Node.js' package ecosystem, npm, is the largest ecosystem of open source libraries in the world.


This package used to install nodejs.commandline. It is recommended that you uninstall the nodejs.commandline and npm packages in favor of this or the nodejs.install (which this nodejs package now points to).

This package provides the Current releases of Node.js.

If you want the LTS (Long Term Support) release of Node.js, install the nodejs-lts package instead.

To install Node JS, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install nodejs

To upgrade Node JS, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade nodejs


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Software Author(s)

  • Node.js Foundation


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Node JS 8.3.0 508 Thursday, August 10, 2017 approved
Node JS 8.2.1 12589 Friday, July 21, 2017 approved
Node JS 8.2.0 509 Thursday, July 20, 2017 approved
Node JS 8.1.4 6299 Tuesday, July 11, 2017 approved
Node JS 8.1.3 7727 Thursday, June 29, 2017 approved
Node JS 8.1.2 9375 Thursday, June 15, 2017 approved
Node JS 8.1.1 1935 Wednesday, June 14, 2017 approved
Node JS 8.1.0 4251 Thursday, June 8, 2017 approved
Node JS 8.0.0 6610 Wednesday, May 31, 2017 approved
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