NodeRED

Google Home Notifications

The fight between Google Home and Amazon Alexa is far from over. The last round was won by the Echo Dot and Routines. It...

DIY Smart Socket with ESP8266 and AUKEY charger (1/3)

I suspected that AUKEY PA-S11 charger had some empty space inside its enclosure. I hate wasting space and I had few ESP8266 laying around....

Getting Alexa to talk

Encouraged by my recent 'successes' with Amazon Echo and NodeRED, I came up with few more scenarios that I would find rather useful. Getting...
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Alexa, wake up my computer (Tasker too!)

It's not the first time I deal with this project, and oh boy, each time it does change quite a bit. How is this...

Tasker and NodeRED – Streamlining notification system

From the previous write up we know I can use Tasker and NodeRED together. I want to have a very efficient and easy way...

How to add SSL certification to NodeRED

I'm playing with Alexa and Amazon AWS services. Frankly speaking, to get anything to work there is always something else that you need to do....
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Alexa and NodeRED integration

It's oh so good to walk into the office and completely ignore the light switch. Hey Alexa, please please make it shine! I guess...
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Integrating NodeRED and Tasker

NodeRED is easy and powerful. Currently, I'm running the NodeRED server on my RaspberryPi Zero connected to the router directly. It handles my light...
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Three ways to send data from Tasker to Raspberry Pi

It's been two years since my Tasker automation profiles are complimented by a Raspberry Pi board. I understand that spending $30-40 on a new...

NodeRED for beginners

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NodeRED for beginners: 6. Function node

The Function Node is one of the most useful nodes in NodeRED. It's a javascript editor which doesn't do much unless you tell it...
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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...