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Thursday, October 11 • 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Node Generator: Realizing Rapid Low-Code Prototyping of Node-RED Connectors - Kazuhito Yokoi, Hitachi, Ltd.

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Node-RED is a popular visual programming tool for industrial IoT use cases like environment monitoring, device connections, and edge computing. In 2016, Node-RED became a project of JS Foundation to develop in the open community. Currently, Node-RED has been used in productions for both edge and cloud. Because of low-code development, Node-RED is suitable for rapid prototyping in PoC phase. But developing connectors (Node-RED nodes) is a time-consuming task because it requires HTML and JavaScript skills. To solve the problem, Hitachi developed "Node Generator" in Node-RED projects. Once developers define API specification using Swagger known as the standard format for REST API, the tool can automatically generate connectors. The tool will reduce the time in PoC phase dramatically. In this session, he talks about the details of the tool and demonstration to show benefits for developers.

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Kazuhito Yokoi

Software Engineer, Hitachi, Ltd.
Kazuhito Yokoi is a member of the Node-RED project under the OpenJS Foundation. To improve the code quality and add new features, he joined the Node-RED project in 2017 and has added over 300 commits and 10,000 lines of code.In his job, he supports a railway brake manufacturer and... Read More →

Thursday October 11, 2018 12:00pm - 12:30pm PDT
West Ballroom B