Node-RED Alternatives

    Node-RED is described as 'provides a browser-based flow editor that makes it easy to wire together flows using the wide range nodes in the palette. Flows can be then deployed to the runtime in a single-click' and is an app in the Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Node-RED for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Mac, Windows, Linux and SaaS. The best alternative is IFTTT, which is free. Other great apps like Node-RED are n8n.io (Free, Open Source), ioBroker (Free, Open Source), ThingsBoard.io (Free Personal, Open Source) and OPC Router (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

    1. Over 600 apps work with IFTTT including Twitter, Telegram, Google Drive, Twitch, Weather Underground, Instagram, Gmail, and devices like Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Nest, Philips Hue, and your iPhone.
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    2. n8n is an extendable workflow automation tool which enables you to connect anything to everything via its open, fair-code model.
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    3. ioBroker is an integration platform for the Internet of Things, focused on Smart home, Building Automation, Smart Metering, Ambient Assisted Living, Process Automation, Visualization and Data Logging. It aims to be a possible replacement or extension for software like f.e.
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      • Free PersonalOpen Source
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      ThingsBoard is an open-source IoT platform for data collection, processing, visualization, and device management.
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    4. The OPC Router is one of the leading data hubs and OPC gateways in the Industry 4.0. As an OPC UA client the OPC Router connects various systems through plug-ins to the automation. F.e.: ERP, SAP, SQL, MQTT, Telegram, REST, SOAP and many more.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Node.JS
      A generic dashboard application based on JavaScript, HTML and CSS that runs in modern browsers. Allows to arrange and configure widgets to display data from any datasource providing a flexible, well documented A Plugin API.
    5. AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      NoFlo is a JavaScript implementation of Flow-Based Programming (FBP). Separating the control flow of software from the actual software logic. Helping you organize large applications easier than traditional OOP paradigms, especially when importing and modifying large data sets.
    6. Zenaton is a developer tool and hosted workflow engine for writing, running and monitoring all of your background processes whether it is a single task or a long running workflow.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
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      The Open Platform for the Internet of Things Industrial strength open-source application enablement platform for IoT. It provides a multi-tenant microservice-based infrastructure that includes the key features to build and deploy IoT applications.
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