Chapter 2. Get started

This chapter helps you get started quickly with Neo4j and the Cypher query language.

2.1. Install Neo4j

Get started installing Neo4j.

Setting up a local environment for developing an application with Neo4j and its query language Cypher is easy. Download Neo4j from http://neo4j.com/download/ and follow the installation instructions for your operating system. Read more about deploying Neo4j in the Neo4j Operations Manual → Deployment. To get started with Cypher, continue reading. Open up a web browser and point it to http://localhost:7474 to follow along and try out the queries explained below.