Node.js Tool Installer task
Use this task in a build or release pipeline to find, download, and cache a specified version of Node.js and add it to the PATH.
# Node.js tool installer # Finds or downloads and caches the specified version spec of Node.js and adds it to the PATH - task: NodeTool@0 inputs: #versionSpec: '6.x' #checkLatest: false # Optional
|Version Spec||Specify which Node.js version you want to use. Examples:
|Check for Latest Version||Select if you want the agent to check for the latest available version that satisfies the version spec. For example, you select this option because you run this build on your self-hosted agent and you want to always use the latest
If you're using the Microsoft-hosted agents, you should leave this check box cleared. We update the Microsoft-hosted agents on a regular basis, but they're often slightly behind the latest version. So selecting this box will result in your build spending a lot of time updating to a newer minor version.
|Control options||See Control options.|
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Q & A
Where can I learn more about tool installers?
For an explanation of tool installers and examples, see Tool installers.
Do I need an agent?
You need at least one agent to run your build or release. Get an agent for Linux, macOS, or Windows.
I can't select a default agent pool and I can't queue my build or release. How do I fix this?
See Agent pools.