The ExpressJS generator is really handy for quickly standing up the scaffold of a basic web application.
To quickly get started, see the Getting Started guide.
1. Make sure the Express generator is installed:
sudo npm install express-generator -g
2. Run the generator (note, the default view engine is Pug (formerly, Jade).
express --view=jade appname
3. Change into the directory created for the app, e.g:
4. Install the dependencies in the app directory
5. Run the app.js file with node or nodemon