Quick Guide to Home Automation, Home IOT

Although not many people can see the need for having their smart fridge connected to the Internet, most people will find the ability to remotely control lights, security cameras and other home appliances very useful. If you are thinking about adding smart devices to your home then this guide to home automation will give you a good basic understanding of how smart devices connect and are controlled. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]

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How to Install The Mosquitto MQTT Broker on Linux (Ubuntu)

In this tutorial we will look at how you install and run the mosquitto MQTT broker on a Linux server running Ubuntu. We will look at installing Mosquitto on a local server running Ubuntu LInux and also an AWS linux server instance (cloud server) also running Ubuntu Linux. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 1    Average: 5/5]

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MQTT Retained Messages Tool-Python Script Examples

In this project we create simple script that will list topics that have a retained message and optionally deletes the retained message. The script can be use from the command prompt by supplying options. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]

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MQTT Ping Python Script

In this tutorial we will create a simple ping utility using python. The script tests if a broker is up and how long messages take, just like the traditional IP ping utility. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]

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Creating an MQTT Broker With CloudMQTT

Cloud based brokers are likely to become very popular in the future for organisations they operate over a wide geographic area. CloudMQTT like Amazon,Azure etc provide a managed cloud based mosquitto broker. The plans on CloudMQTT are shared plans which means that several MQTT brokers run on the same hardware. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 4    Average: 4/5]

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How to Send JSON Data Over MQTT with Python

Encoding data in JSON is popular for sending data over the Internet and also for storing data. You can encode a Python List or dictionary in JSON format and then decode it back into a list or dictionary as illustrated in the diagram below: Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 2    Average: 5/5]

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Subnetting Worked Examples and Exercises

The best way of learning subnetting is to do it. Here are a selection of worked examples to help you get started. At the end are some links to online quizes so you can do it yourself. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]

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Subnetting and Subnet Masks Explained

What is Subnetting ?-Subnetting is the process of diving a network into small networks and is a common task on IPV4 networks. Before we discuss how to implement it it is useful to understand why and when we need to do it and to do that we are first going to work through a simple analogy to illustrate the problem subnetting solves Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]

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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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