Add custom nodes to Bigclown playground Node-RED on MacOS

is it possible to add new nodes to Node-RED “integrated” into playground on MacOS? On Raspberry it is no problem I guess… But on MacOS I didn’t find mosquitto on default location. Is any chance to add new nodes on MacOS BigClown Playground or no?

Thank you



Hi, there are problems with permission on macOS.

For now you have to open Playground from Terminal with this command:

/Applications/HARDWARIO\\ Playground

Hi, thank you for your reply. I have some old version of BigClown Playground (instead of HARDWARIO Playground…) I am using MacOS 10.15.4 and I am not able to run HARDWARIO Playground as you can see in attached screenshot. There is not possible (or I don’t know how) to override this security check.
I also tried to open old BigClown Playground App via Terminal and it worked, but there wasn’t option for installing new nodes in settings. I tried to run the application as ordinary user and also as root.

Screenshot 2020-04-27 at 11.20.08

I have moved after this step and I am able to run application from Terminal. But there is still no button for nodes management in the settings :frowning:

Hi, please launch the Terminal app and paste the output from:

npm --version

If not installed, just try:

brew install nodejs

Please, let me know. Thanks. P.

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Hi, very good tip! I really didn’t have installed nodejs. After installation of nodejs it works!

Thank you very much!