A visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things

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A visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things.


Quick Start

Check out INSTALL for full instructions on getting started.

  1. download the zip and unzip, or git clone
  2. cd node-red
  3. npm install
  4. node red.js
  5. Open http://localhost:1880


More documentation can be found here.

For further help, or general discussion, there is also a mailing list.

Browser Support

The Node-RED editor runs in the browser. We routinely develop and test using Chrome and Firefox. We have anecdotal evidence that it works in IE9.

We do not yet support mobile browsers, although that is high on our priority list.


Please see our contributing guide.


Node-RED is a creation of the IBM Emerging Technology Services team.

Copyright 2013 IBM Corp. under the Apache 2.0 license.

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