Use a low-code programming approach to create event-driven applications from scratch by wiring together hardware devices, APIs, and online services
Node-RED is a free and open source flow-based programming tool used to handle IoT data that allows programmers of any level to interconnect physical I/O, cloud-based systems, databases, and APIs to build web applications without code.
Practical Node-RED Programming is a comprehensive introduction for anyone looking to get up to speed with the Node-RED ecosystem in no time. Complete with hands-on tutorials, projects, and self-assessment questions, this easy-to-follow guide will help you to become well versed in the foundations of Node-RED. You’ll learn how to use Node-RED to handle IoT data and build web applications without having to write complex code. Once you’ve covered the basics, you’ll explore various visual programming techniques and find out how to make sample flows as you cover web development, IoT development, and cloud service connections, and finally build useful real-world applications.
By the end of this book, you’ll have learned how to use Node-RED to develop a real-world application from scratch, which can then be implemented in your business.
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Who this book is for
After becoming a software engineer, Taiji Hagino started Accurate System Ltd. with his various experience. After working as a system integrator of a subsidiary of a general trading company, he now works as a developer advocate in the IBM Global team, developing DevRel (Developer Relations), a marketing approach to engineers. He also works as a lecturer at the Faculty of Informatics, University of Tsukuba. His authors include "Developer Marketing DevRel Q&A" (Impress R&D), "First Node-RED", "Practical Node-RED Application Manual" (Kogakusha), etc. He has also been a Microsoft MVP, and was previously a musician, and a hairdresser.