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Low-code programming for event-driven applications.

Node-RED: Low-code programming for event-driven applications

Quick Start

Check out 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 Node-RED Forum or slack team.


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


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 [email protected]


Node-RED is a project of the OpenJS Foundation.

It was created by IBM Emerging Technology.

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

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