A visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things

editor, messaging, iot, flow
npm install node-red@0.18.3


Nick O'Leary Dave Conway-Jones Mark Hindess Anna Thomas Ben Hardill Hiroyasu Nishiyama Kazuhito Yokoi Nathanaël Lécaudé Kazuki-Nakanishi Hideki Nakamura hbeeken Zoltan Balogh Allen Boone Antoine Aflalo Frank van de Pol HirokiUchikawa btsimonh Daniel Sundberg bartbutenaers scott1y Chris Swan Nick Niemeir Nicholas Humfrey Moshe Wajnberg

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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 http://nodered.org/docs/getting-started/ for full instructions on getting started.

  1. sudo npm install -g --unsafe-perm 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 https://github.com/node-red/node-red.git
     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 at team@nodered.org.


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, http://js.foundation under the Apache 2.0 license.