Importing and Exporting Data

Unless you’re starting an application from scratch, odds are you’re going to need to import data into Neo4j to work with. There are a number of ways to do this, so we’ll go through a number of these, and also, how to get your data out of Neo4j, if you want to do that, anyway.

Since you can’t export data if you don’t have any in the first place, let’s start with importing data, shall we?

Importing Data

As mentioned before, there are a number of ways to import data into Neo4j, the easiest of which is to just write the needed Cypher code to import the nodes you need. In the last chapter, this technique was used ...

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