To set up your environment for developing on Node.js:
Download and install the latest release of Node.js.
for a list of the supported versions, or see
for information about using other Node.js versions.
Download, install, and then initialize the Cloud SDK. If you already
have the Cloud SDK installed, run the
gcloud components update
command to update to the latest release.
The Cloud SDK provides you the
gcloud command-line tooling for
deploying and managing your apps.
By downloading, you agree to be bound by the Terms that
govern use of the Cloud SDK for App Engine.
Download and Install the Cloud SDK
For access to code, samples, libraries, and tools in
Download and install Git
The npm package manager is usually installed
alongside Node.js, but you also have the option to install the
Yarn package manager
as an alternative.
To easily manage your Node.js and npm installations, install
Node Version Manager (nvm):
If you use Windows, see nvm-windows.
Install your preferred tooling or framework, for example you can use the