Installing Nginx on Raspberry Pi

NGINX (pronounced engine x) is a popular lightweight web server application you can install on the Raspberry Pi to allow it to serve web content.

Like Apache, NGINX can serve HTML files over HTTP, and with additional modules can serve dynamic web pages using scripting languages such as PHP, .net core, JavaScript or any other popular web development programming language.

In this tutorial we will investigate how we can use the Raspberry Pi to become a lightweight web server, by installing Nginx on it.

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Installing Node and NVM on Raspberry Pi

Node.js is an open source cross-platform JavaScript run-time environment built on Chrome’s JavaScript engine that allows server-side execution of JavaScript code. It is mainly used to build server-side applications, but it is also very popular as a full-stack and for providing build tooling for front-end solutions. NPM is the default package manager for Node.js and the world’s largest software registry.

In this tutorial, I’m going to explain how to install Node.js and NPM on Raspberry Pi. I’m going to assume that you have Raspbian installed on your Raspberry Pi.

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