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A visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things.

Node-RED: A visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things

Quick Start

Check out for full instructions on getting started.

  1. sudo npm install -g node-red
  2. node-red
  3. Open http://localhost:1880

Getting Help

More documentation can be found here.

For further help, or general discussion, please use the mailing list.


If you want to run the latest code from git, here's how to get started:

  1. Clone the code:

    git clone
    cd node-red
  2. Install the node-red dependencies

    npm install
  3. Build the code

    npm run build
  4. Run

    npm start


    node red.js


Before raising a pull-request, please read our contributing guide.

This project adheres to the Contributor Covenant 1.4. By participating, you are expected to uphold this code. Please report unacceptable behavior to any of the project's core team.


Node-RED is a project of the JS Foundation.

It was created by IBM Emerging Technology.

Copyright and license

Copyright JS Foundation and other contributors, under the Apache 2.0 license.