Let’s face it, if you write software it’s often hard to distribute it: you have the runtime , the modules you depend on and your software itself. Sure you can package that all but packages ofter require you to have root-privileges to install.
Ability to run multiple applications with different node.js runtimes.
Distributable binaries without needing node / npm.
Lockdown specific application versions, and easily rollback.
Linux / Mac / BSD / Windows
Python 2.6 or 2.7 (use –python if not in PATH)
Windows: Visual Studio 2010+
Compile your Node.js project. No sources aboard.
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