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 IBM Emerging Technology.

For more open-source projects from IBM, head over here.

Copyright 2013, 2014 IBM Corp. under the Apache 2.0 license.

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