For those that know, I am definitely interested, interested in Graph Technology. The interest in representing the semantics of anything with edges, vertices and annotations of those is incredibly powerful.
I navigated to the Neo4j site, and downloaded the Neo4j Community Edition
You’ll want to extract to a folder, such as neo4j-community.
Open a Terminal Window
Change Directory ~/Desktop/neo4j-community
Type java -version
If java, doesn’t spit out the proper version for Java, you’ll have to install it.
Click More Information
On the Java website, Click Download JDK
Click I Accept Agreement
Download the Mac OSX x64 Binary – jdk-8u<UpdateNumber>-macosx-x64.dmg
Save the File to the Local Disk
Open, Click on the Package and install. You may need to authorized to install it.
Switch back to your terminal window and type java -version
You should see
To start neo4j type, bin/neo4j start
Open a Browser, and navigate to http://localhost:7474/
Once you login, you see the great experience they put forth in the web interface. There are Java APIs and REST APIs.