Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not get Up and Running with Node.js & Oracle?!? This tutorial will walk you through the basics of installing the Oracle App Development VM, installing Node.js in the VM, and then installing the Oracle Database Node.js Driver. In less than 20 minutes (excluding download times) you can be running the examples and making your own!
Update 2017/05/03: For a more up-to-date guide, see this post: https://jsao.io/2017/05/creating-a-sandbox-for-learning-nodejs-and-oracle-database/