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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...

Hacking ESP8266 smart plug – serial adaper

I was excited to see the dev pads on the Oittm ESP8266 Smart plug.  I finally found some time to open this up and...

A hackable ESP8266 inside a smart plug

I had a chance to review an Oittm Smart WiFi Plug recently. I also tried to see if I can use Tasker with it,...
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Make a Amazon Dash security sensor

This is probably the last Amazon Dash hack I can come up with. The previous one - Wireless Doorbell was a great success and I'm...

ESP32 – getting started on Windows

My previous ESP boards (8266) are great but it comes with one limitation - the number of usable pins. It was time to upgrade!...

Write better content with Raspberry PI AIY Project.

While I type these words, assembled Raspberry PI AIY Project is connected to the laptop patiently waiting for me to strike a conversation. This...
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AIY Project on any Raspberry Pi including Zero W

If you were unable to get the MagPi #57 with AIY Project there are ways of running the Google Assistant on a regular RaspberryPi...

Tips for building AIY speaker

Building AIY speaker was a pleasure. I went live and streamed the entire process without prior preparation. The viewers could see me struggle a...

NodeRED for beginners

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NodeRED for beginners: 7. Tips & Tricks

That's the last post of this series with a couple of tips and tricks you might find handy while building your own flows. These...
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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...