Node supports most of the features of ECMAScript 2015 (ES6), with the notable exception of ES6 modules (as Node adopted the CommonJS module approach before the ES6 proposal, and the two approaches are not interchangeable). You can learn more about Node’s ES6 support here .
window global variables. To reflect this, the global namespace for Node is
global instead of
Node can be downloaded for Windows, Linux, and MacOS at https://nodejs.org/en/ . Documentation for Node is found at https://nodejs.org/en/docs/ . On many Linux and Mac systems, multiple versions of Node can be installed and managed using Node Version Manager (nvm) . Using nvm may be preferred on those systems since most package repositories include older and outdated versions of Node.