Flowise AI is a Free and Open Tool that empowers us to create sophisticated AI-driven applications with minimal coding required.

This transformative approach democratizes AI technology, enabling users to innovate, optimize operations, and make data-driven decisions swiftly and efficiently

We are going to see how to use Flowise AI with Docker

The FlowiseAI Project

Flowise is Powered by LangChain.

WHY Flowise AI

🤖 Flowise AI Overview:

  • Low-Code/No-Code Approach: Flowise offers a drag-and-drop interface for building applications with minimal coding experience. Users can visually construct LLM workflows by connecting different components.
  • Open-Source Nature: Flowise is open-source, enabling transparency, community contributions, and customization of functionalities.
  • LangChain Apps: Flowise focuses on building applications utilizing LangChain, a framework for chaining together various LLM functionalities. This allows for creating complex workflows combining different LLM capabilities.

SelfHosting Flowise AI

You can embed FlowiseAI on websites if you want.

Also combine it with Python!

Flowise-AI with Docker

First Things First - Get Docker! 🐋

Important step and quite recommended for any SelfHosting Project - Get Docker Installed

It will be one command, this one, if you are in Linux:

apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && curl -fsSL https://get.docker.com -o get-docker.sh
sh get-docker.sh && docker version

We need to use the Flowise AI Docker Image and their detailed instructions

Let’s clone their repository and edit the environment file:

git clone https://github.com/FlowiseAI/Flowise
cd ./Flowise/docker
cp .env.example .env

cat <<EOL >> .env

Other example on how it can look:



This is it, we have finished the configuration, now lets spin FlowiseAI with Docker:

sudo docker-compose up -d

Now, FlowiseAI is ready for you at: http://localhost:3000

  • Whats next?
    • You can bring https to your Flowise instance by using NGINX.
    • Or, you can expose Flowise AI to the internet, safely with Cloudflare Tunnels

In any case, when you login to Flowise AI - You will need to input the credentials we included in the .env file:

Dify AI - Sample Apps

Now, you can start creating AI Workflows with No Code - For example, use Flowise AI together with Ollama locally:

Dify AI - Sample Apps


What can I do with Flowise AI?

🚀 Potential Use Cases for Flowise AI:

  • Chatbot Development: Build chatbots for various purposes such as customer service, information retrieval, or entertainment. Combine LLMs with functionalities for dialogue management and user interaction.
  • Content Creation: Develop applications to generate creative content, including writing poems, scripts, summarizing information, or translating languages.
  • Data Analysis and Insights: Utilize LLMs for data analysis tasks such as trend identification, report generation, or creating data visualizations.

How to Use FlowiseAI?

I recommend you this List of Videos - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAyKOsm8L5Y