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In this article, I will share the information about top 15 Node.js tools for node.js application development.
MEAN stack is a collection of technologies used to develop web applications. These are considered as the building blocks for MEAN JS applications.
M stands for mongo db
E stands for express framework
A stands for angularjs
N stands for node.js
To download mean stack from github, visit the following link:
Some features of MOCHA
Test retry support
Node debugger support
File watcher support
String diff support
Test coverage reporting
Global variable leak detection
To install math.js run fallowing command in terminal
npm install math.js
Now load math.js in node.js and you are ready to use math.js
var math = require(math.js);
You are ready to use math.js now.
Cylon.js is another spectacular framework for nodejs which is used for internet of things, physical computing and robotics. Cylon.js makes it easy to command physical devices like robots.
You can easily install the cylon.js by using npm module.
npm install cylon
Now, load the cylon.js in your code
var cylon = require (cylon);
Socket.io is a cross-browser websocket. It means your app can run on any device or browser in a real-time. It also supports bi-directional communication. Socket.io is revered as one of the most reliable frameworks for building a real time application. It has features like broadcasting, room creation, custom events, etc. On line chat application are best example for socket.io.
To download webstorm, click on the following link:
Jade is a template engine built for server side templating in node.js. It has many advantages over html especially when it comes to running a node.js application. Developers widely use the Jade over HTML as Jade code contains good syntax and amazing styling power. You can also convert your HTML code to Jade.
You can easily install Jade by NPM
npm install jade
NIGHTWATCH is an E2E(end to end) testing solution for website. It provides a powerful syntax for test using node.js and css. Nightwatch also has build-in command line test runner. It works with Selenium server so you must have selenium server from the Selenium releases page