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Upgrade from Node-RED-Contrib-UI to Node-RED-Dashboard

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If you followed the Build a Home Automation System for $100 course prior to August 27 2016, you know that I’ve used Node-RED-Contrib-UI to build the user interface for the home automation system. But, sadly the guy that developed the Node-RED-Contrib-UI will no longer be able to update that package. Luckily, the Node-RED team announced that […]

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$10 DIY WiFi RGB LED Mood Light with ESP8266 (Step by Step)

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In this project, I’ll show you how you can build your own mood light. You’ll use an ESP8266 to remotely control the color of your light using your smartphone or any other device that has a browser. This project is called $10 DIY WiFi RGB LED Mood Light. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT […]

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ESP8266 DHT11/DHT22 Temperature and Humidity Web Server with Arduino IDE

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In this project you’ll create a standalone web server with an ESP8266 that displays the temperature and humidity with a DHT11 or DHT22 sensor. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to build a automation system […]

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9 Home Automation Open-Source Platforms for Your projects

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In this post, I will share with you a list of 9 home automation open-source platforms for your projects. Home automation can include the scheduling and automatic operation of lighting, heating, air conditioning, window blinds, security systems and more. Home automation may also allow vital home functions to be controlled remotely from anywhere in the world […]

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Raspberry Pi Web Server using Flask to Control GPIOs

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In this project you’ll create a standalone web server with a Raspberry Pi that can toggle two LEDs. You can replace those LEDs with any output (like a relay or a transistor). In order to create the web server you will be using a Python microframework called Flask. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects […]

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How to Control Your ESP8266 From Anywhere in the World

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Hey there, The most common questions I get about the ESP8266 WiFi Modules are: “Is it possible to control my ESP8266 from anywhere in the world?” and “How can I control my ESP8266 from anywhere?”. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn […]

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Download Home Automation Using ESP8266 (3rd Edition)

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Home Automation Using ESP8266 (3rd Edition) is my step-by-step guide designed to help you get started with this amazing WiFi module called ESP8266. This course includes 20 step-by-step projects and it is divided in two distinct parts.

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