Pooja Mistry
Developer Advocate - IBM

John Walicki
Developer Advocate - IBM



Join IBM Cloud: https://ibm.biz/BdqS5Z
Workshop: https://ibm.biz/node-red-series
Slides: https://slides.com/poojamistry/node-red-part-3

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Node-RED - Build end to end App

Part 3


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Is a flow based programming tool that makes it easy to make event driven applications in a simple and intuitive way

  • Browser-based editor
  • Node.js runtime
  • Extendible Palette
  • Low Code Environment
  • Can be run on IoT devices & the cloud

Check out Part 1 to learn the essentials :


  • https://www.crowdcast.io/e/node-red-series


Check out Part 2 to learn Dashboard and UI Techniques :


  • https://www.crowdcast.io/e/node-red-series-2



Goals for Today

  • Install Node-RED in IBM Cloud
  • Request API Key for the Weather Company Disease Tracker API
  • Learn about event-driven flow based programming
  • Review TWC Disease Tracker API swagger/ Open API Docs
  • Explore the node-red-contrib-twc-covid19-tracker Node-RED nodes
  • Experiment with Node-RED charts and tables
  • Import several example dashboard flows
  • Test the TWC COVID-19 API endpoints
  • Deploy several COVID-19 Tracking Dashboards
  • Calculate a 7 day moving average
  • Plot disease data in Node-RED Dashboard Charts

Today we will be building

Code Pattern : https://developer.ibm.com/tutorials/build-a-node-red-covid-19-dashboard-using-twc-disease-tracker-api/

API Info

Call for Code APIs : https://callforcode.weather.com/


Disease Tracker - Country, State, County:



Disease Tracker - Global Country List : 







Resource : https://weather.com/coronavirus/l/40.75,-73.99

Nodes we will be using :


  • Info : https://flows.nodered.org/node/node-red-contrib-twc-covid19-tracker


  • Info : https://flows.nodered.org/node/node-red-node-ui-table



  • Info : https://flows.nodered.org/node/node-red-dashboard



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Lets Get Started

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We will be working on Lab 3


  •  Node-RED Flows - https://flows.nodered.org/
  •  Node-RED Essentials - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyNBB9VCLmo1hyO-4fIZ08gqFcXBkHy-6
  •  Node-RED Getting Started - https://nodered.org/docs/getting-started/
  •  Node-RED on IBM Cloud - https://developer.ibm.com/components/node-red/
  • Build a Node-RED COVID-19 dashboard : https://developer.ibm.com/tutorials/build-a-node-red-covid-19-dashboard-using-twc-disease-tracker-api/
  • The Weather Company API Platform Site : https://callforcode.weather.com/
  • node-red-contrib-twc-covid19-tracker : https://github.com/Call-for-Code/node-red-contrib-twc-covid19-tracker

Code Patterns



Thank You!

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Node-RED End to End - Part 3

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