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// requiring and invoking express returns to us an 'app' function
var express = require('express');
var app = express();
// port can be an environment variable or just 3000
var port = process.env.PORT || 3000;
// use the static middleware to serve static files from public folder
app.use('/assets', express.static(__dirname + '/public'));
// reponse function to fire after a get request to '/'
app.get('/', function(req, res) {
res.send('Hello World!')
});
// app.listen calls the standard Node http.createServer();
app.listen(port);
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