Jan Oberhauser (@JanOberhauser) is the founder and CEO of n8n, the free and source-available workflow automation tool for technical users. n8n's flexible architecture allows users to avoid the limitations of other automation tools, while also opening doors for complex automation scenarios. The project has garnered over 30,000 GitHub stars and a thriving community of 55,000+ members.
In this episode we discuss:
How Jan’s background in film effects laid the groundwork for n8n
Why n8n uses a forum over Discord or Slack for a community platform
Use cases from scheduling fitness classes to upgrading financial mainframes
How n8n might stack up against the well-thought out Python script
Why n8n uses a fair-code license rather than open-source