Author Archive for Rodger Lea

How FRED (Cloud Node-RED) works

We recently presented a paper at the 2016 ACM middleware conference describing some of the internal details of FRED, as well as some info on how our customers are using FRED (and Node-RED) for their projects and products. The slide deck we used for the presentation can be seen here A preprint version of the paper is available here Please…

Using FRED (Node-RED) with GE Predix

New nodes and tutorial – GE Predix (Industrial IoT) For those of you interested in the Industrial IoT (IIoT) you may want to check out some new nodes we’ve recently developed. These are nodes to allow access to the GE Predix platform. GE recently announced it’s platform for the Industrial IoT, named Predix, it focuses on the security and reliability…

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 (Cloud 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…