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Hacking ESP8285 GeekCreit 4 Way relay controller

What an adventure it was. For the first time, I started the livestream not knowing what's ahead. Determined and armed with Google, I started...

Programming ESP32 on Arduino IDE just got easier

The ESP8266 may not be the newest on the block but has an excellent support and a super easy installation guide if you want...
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Is it worth hacking Sonoff basic?

Thanks to Banggood I own two Sonoff basic devices. While the original and intended use is waiting for the local Hackspace to reopen, I...

Serving credentials with NodeRED

This is a follow-up article to the Tasker credentials article. I mentioned, that If you run a NodeRED server, you can pass an authenticated...

EventGhost basic authentication in HTTP requests

I'm sharing this tip, as it took me way too long to find a simple solution online, and as most of my articles, as...
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NodeRED pie chart

Previously, I played with AutoTools pie charts and I created an SSID logger. A pie chart that shows you which WiFi you are connected...
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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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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...

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...