Home Lighting Automation Overview

If you are thinking of automating the lighting in your home then this starter guide will hopefully help you understand your options and give a idea as to how much it will cost. Eventually new homes and buildings with be built with smart lighting, but until then most homes will be retrofitted. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]

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Node Red Overview and Getting Started Guide

What is Node Red? –Node red is a flow based tool and IOT Dashboard developed by IBM and written in Node.js and is an Open Source project Node red lets you easily create program flows by joining together black box functions using a web interface. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 4    Average: 4/5]

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Simple Python MQTT Publish and Subscribe -Example

In this simple project we will be publish and subscribe to a topic, and then receive the published message. To do that we will need to first subscribe to the topic and then publish the messages. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 2    Average: 5/5]

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Simple Python MQTT Data Logger

Most MQTT brokers don’t provide any mechanism for logging historical data for later analysis. However due to the publish/subscribe nature of MQTT is is easy to monitor, and log a data stream or streams using an MQTT client. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]

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MQTT Keep Alive -By Example

MQTT uses a TCP/IP connection. This connection is normally left open by the client so that is can send and receive data at any time. If no data flows over an open connection for a certain time period then the client will generate a PINGREQ and expect to receive a PINGRESP from the broker. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 4    Average: 4/5]

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My Python Working Notes

Most Python programming books cover the basics of python programming but don’t always deal very much with practical implementation and usage. As someone who is relatively new to python I come across lot’s of things that are probably obvious for an experienced programmer but not so obvious when you are just starting out. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 1    Average: 5/5]

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MQTT Hosting, Brokers and Servers

When it comes to hosting an MQTT broker/server you have two main options: Use you Own Locally Installed Server Use a Cloud Based Sever or Virtual Server Use a Shared Server Application Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 7    Average: 3.7/5]

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Creating an IOT or MQTT Dashboard Using Thingsboard

Thingsboard is an open source IOT platform for data visualization. It is available for download and installation on your own hardware or as an online service for demonstration purposes. In this tutorial we will configure a simple Dashboard to display data from sensors using MQTT and Python. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 2    Average: 5/5]

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