Community News June 2023
Your monthly update for the FlowFuse and Node-RED communities
Welcome to the FlowFuse newsletter for June 2023, a monthly roundup of what’s been happening with both FlowFuse and the wider Node-RED community.
# New Release
This week we released FlowFuse 1.8, featuring high availability for Node-RED and DevOps software delivery pipelines. Both these features were in high demand from our community and will make it easier to reliably deliver Node-RED for business critical applications.
Read about the details of FlowFuse 1.8 in our release announcement.
# Upcoming events
# Building Node-RED Applications for Scalability and High Availability
Our June webinar will focus on the new FlowFuse 1.8 feature of running high availability Node-RED applications. Marian Demme, FlowFuse Product Manager, will lead this session and share practical insights and best practices to show how FlowFuse can unlock the true potential of Node-RED in large-scale deployments.
Sign-up today to join us on June 22.
# Build an Edge-to-Cloud Solution with the MING Stack
On June 27, FlowFuse is doing a webinar with our friends at InfluxDB. A great opportunity to see how easy it is to use Node-RED and InfluxDB to send data from the edge to the cloud. Sign-up today.
# From our Blog
Bringing High Availability to Node-RED - FlowFuse CTO discusses the strategy for delivering high availability in the FlowFuse platform.
Two articles featuring how to connect Modbus data with Node-RED:
- Using Node-RED to Visualize Industrial Production Data via Modbus
- [Best Practices Integrating a Modbus Device With Node-RED](/blog/2023/05/integrating modbus with node-red/)
Node-RED Tips - Dashboard Edition - A new set of Node-RED quick tips that are focused on using Node-RED Dashboard.
Persisting chart data in Node-RED Dashboards - How to store data from the Node-RED Dasbhaord chart node.
Node-RED Community Survey Results - A quick summary of the Node-RED Community Survey results.
# From the Community
Gerrit Riessen has published a list of Pros and Cons for using Node-RED. It is a pretty comprehensive list so check it out. FlowFuse is working to address some of the cons in Gerrit's list, specifically software delivery pipelines and the ability to deploy out to many end points.
# Join Our Team
FlowFuse is expanding our team. Check out the current openings: