Node-RED v0.20.0-beta.2 Release Notes

    • Split Node-RED internals into multiple sub-modules

    Editor

    • Allow the editor to use a custom admin api url root
    • #1989 Improve performance of Flow Diff dialog - @TothiViseo
    • Add 'open project' option to Projects Welcome dialog
    • Add 'type already registered' check in palette editor
    • Handle missing tab.disabled property
    • Handle missing wires prop and string x/y props on import
    • Add RED.notifications.hide flag - for UI testing
    • Improve alignment of node label edit inputs
    • Show arrow-in node when invalid font-awesome icon name was specified for default icon
    • Add ability to delete context values from sidebar
    • Allow copy-to-clipboard copy whole tabs
    • Make disabled flows more obvious in editor
    • Allow import/export from file in editor
    • Allow config nodes to be selected in sidebar and deleted
    • Show port label of subflow with input port
    • Support ctrl-click selection of flow tabs
    • Allow left-hand node button to act as toggle
    • Support dbl-click in tab bar to add new flow in position
    • Fix duplicate subflow detection on import
    • #1862 Add import notification with info on what has been imported Closes
    • Show error details when trying to import invalid json
    • Show default icon when non-existent font-awesome icon was specified
    • Add configurable option for showing node label
    • #1903 Avoid http redirects as Safari doesn't reuse Auth header Fixes
    • Tidy up ace tooltip styling
    • Add event log to editor
    • Add tooltips to multiple editor elements
    • Allow palette to be hidden
    • Add node module into to sidebar and palette popover
    • Mark all newly imported nodes as changed
    • Allow a node label to be hidden
    • Add markdown formatting toolbar
    • Add markdown toolbar to various editors
    • Fix i18n handling for ja-JP locale on Safari/MacOS
    • Add node body tooltip
    • Decrease opacity of flow-navigator
    • Update tooltip style
    • Update ACE to 1.4.1-src-min-noconflict
    • Cache node locales by language
    • Show icon element with either icon image or fa-icon
    • Added font-awesome icons to user defined icon
    • Update info side bar with node description section
    • One-click search of config node users
    • Redesign node edit dialog to tabbed style
    • Add 'restart flows' option to deploy menu
    • Add node description property UI

    ⚙ Runtime

    • Allow a project to be loaded from cmdline
    • #1978 Handle lookup of undefined property in Global context Fixes
    • Refuse to enable Manage Palette if npm too old
    • Remove restriction on upgrading non-local modules
    • #1709 Remove deprecated Buffer constructor usage Fixes
    • Update httpServerOptions doc in settings.js
    • Exclude non-testable .js files from the unit tests
    • Add --safe mode flag to allow starting without flows running
    • #1789 Add setting-defined accessToken for automated access to the adminAPI -

    Nodes

    • #1990 Move all core node EN help to their own locale files -
    • CSV: better regex for number detection
    • Debug: hide button if not configured to send to sidebar
    • Delay: report queue activity when in by-topic mode
    • Delay: add msg.flush mode
    • Exec: Preserve existing properties on msg object
    • File: remove CR/LF from incoming filename
    • #1911 Function: create custom ace javascript mode to handle ES6 Fixes
    • Function: add env.get
    • #1913 HTTP Request: Add http-proxy config
    • HTTP Request: add msg.redirectList to output
    • #1959 HTTP Request: add msg.requestTimeout option for per-message setting - @natcl
    • #1912 - @DurandA MQTT: add auto-detect and base64 output to mqtt node Fixes
    • MQTT: only unsubscribe node that is being removed
    • Sentiment: move to node-red-node-sentiment
    • Switch: add missing edit dialog icon
    • Tail: move to node-red-node-tail
    • TCPGet: clear status if user changes target per message
    • Template: tidy up edit dialog
    • UDP: more resilient binding to correct port for udp, give input side priority
    • Split/Join: add msg.reset to info panel
    • Split/Join: reset join without sending part array
    • Watch: add msg.filename so can feed direct to file in node
    • WebSocket: preserve _session on msg but don't send as part of wholemsg