Community News July 2022
News from the FlowForge and Node-RED communities
Welcome to the FlowForge newsletter, a regular roundup of what`s happening with both FlowForge and the wider Node-RED community.
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Version 0.8 was released, notable features include the new Project Link nodes for sharing data between projects, and the ability to stop and start flows within Node-RED. We've updated the format of our release posts as well to detail all the user facing changes, from new Features through to small improvements and bugs.
Raspberry Pi Pico with Node-RED
Les Pounder Has published a great tutorial on communicating with the new Raspberry Pi Pico W and Node-RED. He shows you how to capture data from an environmental sensor then display this on a dashboard.
We've added a second size of project to FlowForge Cloud. A bigger project type with more resources available to it.
Using Node-RED to control IoT Devices on Golioth
Our friends at Golioth have published an article on how to use Node-RED to control and process data from IoT Devices connected to their platform.
Node-RED 3.0.2 and 2.2.3
Node-RED 3.0.2 has been released fixing some bugs in the 3.0.0 release, The Node-RED 2.x stream has also had a maintenance release with many of the fixes in 3.0 back-ported. As usual these are already available as stacks on FlowForge Cloud.
- Use any npm module in Node-RED
- Bringing High Availability to Node-RED
- Node-RED Tips - Dashboard Edition
- Node-RED Community Survey Results
- Persisting chart data in Node-RED Dashboards