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How to install Node.JS on MacOSX Snow Leopard

I’m learning Node.JS and installation is the first step to move on. So here I make a small tutorial for installing Node.JS on MacOSX Snow Leopard

1. First of all, you need to have Xcode installed on your system, follow my note on installing xcode here

2. Check out the source code of Node.JS and install it

git clone http://github.com/ry/node.git
cd node
./configure
make
sudo make install

3. Have a cup of coffee and you will see node.js compiled & installed nicely on snow leopard

4. Try out your new friend Node.js

[~] -> node

You will have a command line interpreter similar to python and ready to run

5. Check out the Node.JS website for example & tutorial

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