These are my notes for creating a small Node.js application that queries a MySQL database. The post will show you how to:
- Configure your Node.js development directory.
- Build a small application to test a MySQL connection.
- Build a small application that connects to the MySQL database and queries data.
This blog post assumes you’ve performed a global install of Node.js on a Linux server. If you’re unfamiliar with how to perform a global Node.js installation, I cover how to do it in this earlier blog post.
Before you write the Node.js applicaiton, you need to setup a
db developer directory. Then, create a
node_modules symbolic link to the
/usr/local/lib/node_modules directory in the
db directory. You can use the following command …