Author Archive for Rodger Lea

Node-RED as a managed cloud service

FRED, our cloud based version of Node-RED is a great tool for developers who want to use it for rapid development of IoT apps. The combination of a visual drag ‘n drop interface and set of pre-built nodes makes it easy to quickly develop IoT apps. But FRED is also available as a branded, or white label service for you…

Dynamic node management released

Now available: Dynamic node management We’ve released our new dynamic node management feature that allows you to dynamically add and remove nodes from your palette. When you startup FRED, you’ll see a reduced set of nodes (similar to the vanilla Node-RED). However, you can now add and remove nodes from our extended set as you wish – making it possible to only…

The FRED (Node-RED) newsletter

Keep up to date with the FRED (Node-RED) newsletter We publish a regular newsletter for the FRED user community with updates on FRED itself, links to new tutorials, interesting examples of how FRED is in use by our customers as well as general info about Node-RED and the community. Previous editions include: Nov 2016: http://eepurl.com/cmwtnz Sept 2016:http://eepurl.com/ciaRd1 Aug 2016: http://eepurl.com/cdqpf1…

Latest news from the FRED team

Connect FRED to your Device with the new FRED node We’ve had several requests for an easy way to connect a flow in FRED to another Node-RED flow on a Pi (or similar device). So we have developed a new node (the FRED node) that makes connecting a snap. This allows you to set up flows that push data from your…

Node-RED for Smart Cities – how FRED can help

News from the FRED team at Sense Tecnic Node-RED for Smart Cities Sense Tecnic were recently invited to join the Canadian trade mission to Europe focused on Smart Cities. It was an honour to be one of 12 companies chosen to represent Canada’s high tech offerings in the Smart City sector. We were promoting our Smart City platform (CityHub) as…