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Flow-based programming for the Internet of Things


This is an Electron template to embed Node-RED with a Dashboard generated by node-red-dashboard.

You can base off this model and update the package.json file to include your own required dependencies.

To Use

To clone and run this repository you'll need Git and Node.js (which comes with npm) installed on your computer. From your command line:

# Clone this repository
git clone
# Go into the repository
cd electron-node-red
# Install dependencies and run the app
npm install && npm start

TL:DR - building runtimes

You can run npm run build to build binaries of "everything".

Builds are created in the dist directory.

Packaging your application

# build for OSX 64 bits
npm run build:osx

# build for Windows 64 bits
npm run build:win64

# build for Linux 64 bits
npm run build:linux64

Learn more about Electron and its API in the documentation.

Use Node-RED command to run. Flows are stored in ~/.node-red.

If you build Node-RED package with community nodes, rename pakcage-pack.json to package.json.

License CC0 (Public Domain)

See also


Something missing? Edit this app.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab