Zero to Express on OpenShift in Three Commands

With the recent announcement that Node.js is generally available as part of Red Hat OpenShift Application Runtimes, I wanted to see how easy it was to deploy an Express.js app on OpenShift.
Getting Started
Before we start, there are some required prerequisites. You need to have Node 8.x and npm 5.2 or greater installed. npm comes with the official node distribution, so if you install Node from, you should be good.