Low-code programming for event-driven applications
Node-RED is a Flow Based Programming tool written in node.js and using a web front end for wiring together hardware devices, APIs and online services in new and interesting ways.
Many extra nodes are available (see http://flows.nodered.org), and can be installed via the Menu - Manage Palette option. Due to the restrictions of snaps nodes that require extra access to files, ports, or have a binary component, may NOT work or install correctly.
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
To install Node-RED, simply use the following command: