One time setup
npm install -g yo grunt-cli bower
Cloud9 IDE ships with tools for node.js, python and other platforms, quite useful since yeoman.io depends on node. I wanted to use the bootstrap generator so I installed it.
npm install -g generator-bootstrap
That's the end of the one time setup which took all of 6 minutes.
Day to day usageI decided to start a bootstrap project, which was as easy as answering a few questions after running the command:
Zero to bootstrap in under 60 seconds (not counting initial setup).