Announcing our open source plans for the Inngest event-driven queue
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Quick start

You can sign up for free to get started. There are two core pieces to Inngest: events and workflows. Events represent things that happen. Workflows are sequences of code you want to run to automate proceses. Workflows can run automatically after any event, on a schedule, or manually for internal tools

You can send us your own events via the API with SDKs or HTTP, or use integrations to receive events from external tools.

You can build functions via our CLI or web IDE.

Getting started with Inngest is free - you can sign up for an account immediately, then start aggregating all events in your business immediately. In this guide, we'll walk through:

  1. Creating an account
  2. Sending your events to Inngest
  3. Creating functions
  4. Making functions run automatically when events are received

Getting started in 2 minutes

1. Sign up

First, you'll need to sign up for a free account. Once you have an account, you can start sending us events.

2. Send us events

There are multiple ways of sending us events. You can:

Once you've started sending us events, we will automatically start creating your event library for you. We'll show you the data that each event supplies, where it originated from, the user that authored the event, and how often the event is received.

You can also start reacting to events in real-time via functions

3. Create a function

Functions allow you to run serverless code. You can use functions to react to events in real time, to automate internal processes, or to run things on a schedule. To learn more about functions, read our overview guide.

To get started, we recommend reading through one of our guides:

Reach out to us for any help

We're more than happy to help you implement any logic you need. If you're interested in building out workflows and want to build rapidly, we can help you with assistance for free. Schedule a demo with us and we'll help you out — no strings attached.