This page lists the most frequently used Nodes according to category. If you've just started with Flowgear, it's a good idea to take a quick read through it.
There are a large number of other Nodes (including Connectors) that are not linked here. For a full listing of all Nodes, refer to the List of Nodes page.
|| Enables branching of execution flow based on an expression.
|| Throw custom exceptions (errors) within the Workflow.
|| Control process flow by evaluating an expression.
|| Create a set number of iterations of a task. Also see Loop Exit.
|| Split XML into sections using XPath and iterate over each section.
|| Evaluates a set of properties against a set of validations.
| Variable Bar
|| Create a Data Contract for your workflow by defining a set of variable inputs and outputs.
|| Executes a sub-workflow. This enables you to develop highly-reusable workflows and is comparable to calling a method in code.
| JSON Request
|| Execute a Web Request that takes a JSON payload and returns a JSON response.
| Soap Request
|| Execute a SOAP Request by populating the Envelope Header and Body. The raw SOAP Response is returned.
| Web Request
|| Execute a Web Request.
Transforming and Analysing Data
| JSON Convert
|| Convert between JSON and XML.
|| Visually Data Mapper - enables transformation of source data so it's appropriate for a target endpoint.
| XML Merge
|| Merge one XML document into another by matching rows on corresponding values.
| XML Replace
|| Replace multiple brace-encapsulated tags in a string template using an XML Document as a replacement dictionary.
| XPath Match
|| Return a match on an XPath in an XML document.
| XPath Replace
|| Match on an XPath in an XML document and replace it with a specific expression.
| XSLT Transform
|| Executes an XSLT 1.0 transform.
| RegEx Match One
|| Returns the first match of a RegEx Pattern in an expression.
| RegEx Matcher
|| Fires for all matches of a RegEx pattern in an expression.
| Format Value
|| Converts an expression to a specified type (eg. DateTime to String)
|| Replaces tags out of a string expression. Used for string concatenation or string template completion.
| String Builder
|| Provides a mechanism for appending strings to a variable that can be accessed from anywhere in the Workflow.
|| Returns a substring by offset or by matching start and end expressions.
|| Evaluates a C#-style expression, allowing you to query values of other Node Properties in code.
| PDF Parser
|| Returns text from a PDF document.
|| Executes arbitrary C# code, allowing you to query and set values of other Node Properties in code. Also support Custom Properties.
Email & SMS
| Email Alert
|| Sends an alert from email@example.com to the designated recipients.
| Email Watcher
|| Polls a mailbox via POP for new email. Also consider IMAP Watcher to monitor a specific mailbox folder using IMAP.
| Single Email
|| Sends an email via SMTP using the provided SMTP server and credentials.
| SMS Out
|| Sends an SMS.
|| Removes duplicate data in an XML document by evaluating matches on an XPath.
|| Removes data from an XML document that has been previously processed by evaluating hashes on XPath matches.
Windows Filesystem & FTP
|| Reads and writes files as text or binary.
| Flat File
|| Converts a delimited or fixed-width file to XML, also converts XML to fixed-width or delimited.
| File Watcher
|| Monitors a filesystem or FTP folder for new or modified files.
Cache and Statistics
|| Store information in Flowgear Cache for fast acquisition of frequently accessed data.
| Query Statistic
|| Query a range of data stored in Flowgear Statistics.
|| Record progressive transaction or entity status in Statistics for unified analysis and reporting.
Workflow Scheduling (Triggers)
| Day Scheduler
|| Schedule a daily task at an interval between a start and end time.
| Week Scheduler
|| Schedule a task at an interval between a start and end time for specific days of the week.
| Month Scheduler
|| Schedule a task for a specific day of the month.
|| Schedule a task for a specific interval.
|| Generate an Excel document from XML or convert an Excel document into XML.
| Process Start
|| Execute a Windows Process synchronously or asynchronously and optionally engage with stdin, stdout and stderr.