Low-Code and No-Code programming have emerged as viable approaches. This session illustrates the free, open-source Node-RED platform.
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Many people fear computer programming. The excitement of writing lines of code to create ‘Hello World’ is not universal. Low-Code and No-Code programming have emerged as a viable approach to create computer programmes with little, or even no, lines of codes. The programmes are created by manipulating programme constructs with a Graphical User Interface.
In this session, we’ll take a tour of one of the most versatile Low-Code tools available that completely embraces the idea of Flow-based programming. Node-RED is a visual program layout and connection environment, designed to maximise the use of existing (community-develop) code across a very broad range of application areas and platforms – from Raspberry PI to mainframe, mobile phones to cloud services.
About the speaker
Ross Cruickshank is an IBM Z Developer Advocate working with developers, students, and enterprises to help develop skills and introduce modern development and operations tools and practices across Cloud and IBM Z systems. Currently using flow-based tools for building educational and operational systems between IBM Z and third-party SaaS offerings.
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