Community News August 2023
Your monthly update for the FlowFuse and Node-RED communities
Welcome to the FlowFuse newsletter for August 2023, a monthly roundup of what’s been happening with FlowFuse and the wider Node-RED community.
# New Release
Last week we released FlowFuse 1.10, featuring improvements to our device management solutions and the new ability to import environment variable templates. Read about the details of FlowFuse 1.10 in our release announcement.
# Upcoming events
# Getting Started with OPC-UA and Node-RED
OPC-UA is a popular communication protocol used to communicate industrial data between different types of hardware and software. Our next webinar show how to use Node-RED to create an OPC-UA client that can read OPC data and visualize the data in Node-RED. We are glad to welcome Mika Karaila, Research Director @ Valmet Automation and creator of the OPC-UA nodes, as our webinar speaker.
Sign-up today to join us on July 27.
# From our Blog
Our developer advocate, Richard Meyer, published a series of articles on OPC-UA:
First Pre-Alpha Release of the new Node-RED Dashboard - update on FlowFuse's work to develop the next generation of Node-RED dashboard.
How to add images to Node-RED dashboards when using FlowFuse - some tips on how to add images to a dashboard when running Node-RED instances in a docker environment, like FlowFuse.
Creating a Historical Data Dashboard with InfluxDB and Node-RED - an in-depth article on how to store historical data in InfluxDB that can be visualize with Node-RED dashboard.
# From the Community
- Featured Node: Buffer Parser - a really useful node for parsing buffers/arrays that are common in industrial data.
# Join Our Team
FlowFuse is expanding our team. Check out the current openings: