Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Git, Node and NPM for Windows

Here are bunch of resources if you want to run Git, Node and NPM in Windows.


Git is included in VS 2013. For earlier versions you need to install the Visual Studio Tools for Git. This can be downloaded and installed from

Visual Studio does not set GIT to the windows path variable as a result you cannot use the Git from regular command prompt. You can use Git from VS command prompt. To set the path element, please refer to

After these two steps you can run Git from command prompt

Node and NPM

Download and install the 32 bit or 64 bit windows installer from the NodeJS website

This automatically sets up the Node and NPM. You can directly use it from command prompt

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