Express is a minimal and flexible Node.js web application framework that provides a robust set of features to develop web and mobile applications. It facilitates the rapid development of Node based Web applications. Following are some of the core features of Express framework −
Firstly, install the Express framework globally using NPM so that it can be used to create a web application using node terminal.
$ npm install express --save
The above command saves the installation locally in the node_modulesdirectory and creates a directory express inside node_modules. You should install the following important modules along with express −