Home Automation

Home Automation

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Turning Join and NodeRED into a RSS notification system

Join 2.0 has been released. Ther are few extra things we can do with it now. One of which is sending URL in Join...

EventGhost USB trigger – to launch apps or tasks

I had both of my computers wiped recently due to various reasons. It meant that i needed to dabble a bit more in EventGhost....
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NodeRED for beginners: 5. Connectivity

I explained how to process the data in the last tutorial, its time to learn how to send the data to NodeRED and how...

Increasing NodeRED security: 5 min guide

Interaction with various devices and systems inside and outside your local network is the key element of IoT and home automation. The moment you'll take...
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“Dinner time!!” button using Amazon Dash

The AmazonDash buttons have a very niche use. I have 10 of them at home, and I'm yet to order anything from Amazon using...
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NodeRED for beginners: 4. Data Processing

If you made your first flow already, you know that data is passed between each node. If you want to see this in a simplified example,...

Everything you need to start using JSON

Before you read any further, this is a guide that aims to ease you into the JSON data structure. It's written for the purpose...
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Control Yeelight Smart Bulb with Amazon Dash buttons

I'm often looking back at the previous projects thinking, what improvements I could make.  I actually have one article about controlling Yeelight Smart Bulb...
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NodeRED and Amazon Dash integration

Hacking Amazon Dash buttons made me kinda famous. OK, jokes aside, I got a winning spot in an Instructables competition some time ago and...
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NodeRED for beginners: 3. Your First Flow

We talked about why you should get NodeRED in the first place, and how to get started with NodeRED, now it's time for your...

NodeRED for beginners

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NodeRED for beginners: 5. Connectivity

I explained how to process the data in the last tutorial, its time to learn how to send the data to NodeRED and how...
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NodeRED for beginners: 4. Data Processing

If you made your first flow already, you know that data is passed between each node. If you want to see this in a simplified example,...
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NodeRED for beginners: 3. Your First Flow

We talked about why you should get NodeRED in the first place, and how to get started with NodeRED, now it's time for your...
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NodeRED for beginners: 2. NodeRED Getting started

You have made the right choice! Investing in the NodeRED server will pay off soon! If you, however, are still not sure why would...
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NodeRED for beginners: 1. Why do you need a NodeRED server?

I'm not a real "programmer". I learn to hack things as I go, therefore I approach new names, systems and environments with a big...