Tutorial: Using FRED (Cloud Node-RED) to build an AI chatbot using IBM Watson

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This tutorial shows you how to use FRED — a cloud-based Node-RED — to build an AI chatbot using the IBM Watson Conversation service as the Natural Language Understanding (NLU) agent. Building a smart chatbot can be complex. In this tutorial, … Read More

Tutorial: Using FRED (Cloud Node-RED) with the GE Predix Timeseries Microservice

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This tutorial shows you how to use FRED — a cloud based Node-RED — to connect to the General Electric’s Predix platform and use the Timeseries microservice. We make use of a new node we’ve created, node-red-contrib-predix-timeseries, on the FRED cloud-hosted Node-RED service. This … Read More

Tutorial: Controlling an Artik board using FRED and Node-RED

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This tutorial shows you how to use FRED — a cloud based Node-RED — to connect to the Samsung Artik hardware modules for remote control and visualization. We make use of the node-red-contrib-artik and node-red-contrib-fred nodes on the Artik board and on the … Read More

Tutorial: Using SQLite with FRED (Node-RED)

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  This guide will show you how to make use of an SQLite database using the litedb node on the FRED hosted Node-RED platform to create database tables and store data. Under the hood, the litedb node uses SQLite.  As a … Read More

Tutorial: Connecting device Node-RED to cloud Node-RED

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SQLite tutorial – try here   Using the FRED node on a device (Pi, Artik, Edison, etc) to connect directly to Node-RED in the cloud A lot of Node-RED developers want to use Node-RED on their devices (Pi, Artik, Edison etc) … Read More

Tutorial: A Node-RED dashboard using node-red-dashboard

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This is a simple example of reading and visualizing data using the new UI nodes from node-red-dashboard. We’ll be using the Cloud based FRED service as our Node-RED engine and visualizing a simple random data feed to show how to create a … Read More

How to Build a Great Chat Application With Node-RED and Websockets

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In this guide you will learn how to use websockets in an HTML app. We will use FRED (cloud hosted Node-RED) to create a great chat application that uses websockets and does some simple message analysis. The sample flow for … Read More

Introduction to Node RED

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This tutorial is a basic introduction to the basics of Node RED. You will learn about node inputs, outputs, messages, deploying and debugging a Node RED flow. What is Node RED? Node-RED is a visual tool for wiring the Internet … Read More

How to Control Almost Anything With a Raspberry Pi 2 and Node RED.

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In this guide you will learn how to control (turn them off or on) things based on data using Node RED on a Raspberry Pi. You will learn how to turn a fan on or off using a relay when … Read More

How to log Data by Pressing a Button on a Raspberry Pi, Using IFTTT, Node RED and Evernote.

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In this guide you will learn how to connect your Raspbery Pi 2 to IFTTT.com via their Maker Channel. We will create a physical button that when pressed will log data to Evernote. We will use Node RED to program … Read More

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