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Node-RED is an open-source flow-based development tool for visual programming developed originally by IBM for wiring together hardware devices, APIs and online services as part of the Internet of Things. Node-RED provides a web browser-based flow editor, which can be used to create JavaScript functions.

Commerical Alternatives


  • Browser-based flow editing
  • Lightweight runtime environment
  • Run it locally
  • Can easily fit on most widely used devices like Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone Black, Arduino, Android based devices etc.
  • Run on a cloud environment like Bluemix, AWS, MS-Azure, etc.

Self hostable



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Apache License 2.0

Repo last updated 2 months ago
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