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Configure Your Node.js Application

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    In this video, we're going to cover
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    enabling the Node.js Config module. We're going to spend
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    some time understanding the configuration options
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    available to us. We're then going to generate
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    a configuration file for our Node.js application. We'll edit that generated configuration
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    to get a basic working setup.
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    And finally, we'll start up our Node.js application.
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    So first of all, let's head over to our Drupal install and navigate to sites, all modules, node.js,
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    and open up the readme.txt in that directory. Now you'll see in the setup section it says
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    Install Node.js is step one. Step two, Install the required Node.js modules with the node package manager.

Configure Your Node.js Application


Note: This video is out of date and will be archived. Check this page for instructions: Node.js integration documentation.

To be able to use the Node.js Integration module, you need to configure both a Node.js application, as well as the Drupal Node.js Integration module itself.

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

  • Enable the Node.js Config module
  • Understand of all of the configuration options
  • Generate a config file for our Node.js application
  • Edit the generated configuration for a basic working setup
  • Start the Node.js application

Self-check question: Did you remember to change the protocols array in your nodejs.config.js?

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