how to start a node.js application in webstorm

I am new to node.js and just downloaded a project from git.
I have installed webstorm for node.js project ?
Now i am wondering how do i start it and run.

Also which ide is best to use for node.js ? I found webstorm just has a 30 days trial period

Rohit BajajAsked:
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Webstorm and the other offerings from JetBrains are great IDEs. I use PhpStorm myself. At $49 and renewals at $29 for personal licenses, it's not badly priced for a paid IDE. If you're looking for a free text editor, I've heard good things about Atom ( and there are plugins you can get for node.js. Atom only claims to be a text editor and not a full IDE though.

To start the node server, from the command line, you would type
node hello_http.js

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where hello_http.js is the path to your node file. It would probably be worth checking out for some quick start tips with node.js.

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