Create a node without restart node-red

Node-RED does provide an API that lets to be installed without restarting the process; this is what the palette manager uses in the editor -

Your node will need to be packaged properly as a module, with a package.json file etc.

It can only be used to install a module - it cannot be used to reload a module already loaded. If you want Node-RED to reload your node because you've changed something, then you must restart node-red. There is no avoiding that.

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