node-red-contrib-cron-plus 1.0.7

A flexible scheduler (cron, solar events, simple dates) node for Node-RED with full dynamic control and Timezone support

npm install node-red-contrib-cron-plus

A flexible scheduler (cron, solar events, simple dates) node for Node-RED with full dynamic control and Timezone support

QUICK DEMO...

cron-demo

FEATURES

  • Schedule by CRON, date sequences and solar events (with offset)
    • A human readable description of your expression is provided as you type.
    • cron-tt
  • Multiple schedules can be entered by the node editor UI or dynamically at runtime
  • Send a default payload or any of the following: timestamp, string, number, boolean, flow variable, global variable, JSON, Buffer or Env variable as the output.
  • Example CRON expressions provided in the dropdown to get you started
  • Map popup to help you enter coordinates for solar events
    • NOTE: Map is 100% CDN dynamic and requires and internet connection. If there is no internet, the popup will provide information to help you get location coordinates from another source
    • cron-plus-map
  • Option to separate command responses from output 1 to seperate 2nd output
  • Settable output variable (normally msg.payload but it is up to you)
  • Inject-like button to fire the node (available when only one schedule is added)
  • View dynamically created schedules in the node editor UI
  • Additional info about the triggered schedule is always send in the output message in msg.cronplus
    • NOTE: if the payload is to "Default Payload", then the content of msg.cronplus is moved to msg.payload
  • Node status updates to show the next event
    • NOTE: the status indicator will be shown as a "ring" for dynamic schedules or shown as a "dot" for static schedules
  • Full flexability & dynamic control.
    • Ability to control via simple topic commands. Examples include...
      • remove, remove-all, remove-all-dynamic, remove-all-static
      • list, list-all, list-all-dynamic, list-all-static
      • export, export-all, export-all-dynamic, export-all-static
      • stop, stop-all, stop-all-dynamic, stop-all-static
      • start, start-all, start-all-dynamic, start-all-static
      • pause, pause-all, pause-all-dynamic, pause-all-static
    • Ability to add, remove, list, export, stop, start, pause schedules by a command payload input. Examples include...
      • add - add one or more dynamic schedules
      • describe - describe solar events or cron expression (without the need to add a schedule)
  • Demo flows demonstrating many of the capabilities. Import via node-red menu > import > examples.
  • Optional timezone setting suppoting UTC and Region/Area (e.g. Europe/London)

Install

  • Easiest...

    Use the Manage Palette > Install option from the menu inside node-red

  • Harder...

    Alternatively in your Node-RED user directory, typically ~/.node-red, run Run the following command in the root directory of your Node-RED install. (Usually this is ~/.node-red or %userprofile%\.node-red).

    Install from GIT

    npm install Steve-Mcl/node-red-contrib-cron-plus
    

    Install from NPM

    npm install node-red-contrib-cron-plus 
    

    Alternatively, install from a folder

    npm install c:/tempfolder/node-red-contrib-cron-plus
    

Or simply copy the folder node-red-contrib-cron-plus into a folder named nodes inside your node-red folder then cd into nodes/node-red-contrib-cron-plus and execute npm install

Acknowledgments

Dependencies

Node Info

Version: 1.0.7
Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
License: MIT
Rating: 5.0 2

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Nodes

  • cronplus

Keywords

  • node-red
  • scheduler
  • cron
  • crontab
  • timer
  • sunrise
  • sunset

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