Chapter 4. Getting started with Cypher

This chapter will guide you through your first steps with Cypher.

In the online edition of this manual, all queries in this section can be executed interactively without installing Neo4j on your computer.

Otherwise, first get the Neo4j server running to try things out locally. Instructions are found in Section 21.2, “Server Installation”. With the server running, you can choose to issue Cypher queries from either the web interface or the Neo4j shell. See Chapter 27, Web Interface or Chapter 28, Neo4j Shell.