Node JS / NPM have become essential parts of many applications. Because of this, and my recent experience with Node, I have decided to compile some instructions on how to install Node JS/NPM so that you do not require the sudo command (I found I needed this constraint when using Ember-CLI).

The Problem

Note: this tutorial was run on XUbuntu 14.04 (Ubuntu) & OSx Mavericks

There are many valid ways to install Node and NPM, so if you know of a different method that works for you by all means, stick with that. This tutorial on installing Node/NPM

A new blog, what I should say is my first blog. I've never blogged before besides spamming pictures of radiohead to my old Tumblr account. This is a bit more of a mature approach in comparison to what I used to consider a blog. I have wanted to start a blog for a while, but for some reason or another I was not very attracted to any of the blogging platforms I had come accross. It was due to my recent dabbling in the EmberJS framework that led me to Ghost. I was pretty intrigued when I found out Ghost