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Over the top Door Monitoring (RF, Node-RED and HASS)

I work out of the basement at home and often don’t hear when my wife gets back from work or my daughter gets back from school. I wanted a way to be notified when either the front door (or back door...

Running a PHP site with Docker

Today I am going to quickly cover getting a php script up and running in Docker. In case you are unfamiliar with Docker: Docker is a tool designed to make it easier to create, deploy, and run a...

Installing InfluxDB on Windows

Today I would like to cover installing InfluxDB on a Windows computer. In case you didn’t know “InfluxDB is a high-performance data store written specifically for time series data”, and this is ext...

Installing OctoPrint on Armbian from Source

In this post I will cover the setup and configuration of OctoPrint from scratch. I will cover everything from installing OctoPrint to getting a webcam up and running. This post is a bit longer than...

Automating .Net Core 2.x App NuGet Deployment with AppVeyor

In this post I am going to cover getting one of my .net core projects built in AppVeyor and automatically publishing to NuGet on a successful build. Project structure As it stands my project curre...

Home Assistant From Scratch - Breaking up Config

This is one post in a series of getting up and running with Home Assistant from scratch. Today I would like to tackle breaking up your configuration file (configuration.yaml) into smaller, mor...

Install MySQL on DietPi (Debian)

Base Installation To install MySQL (or more accurately MariaDB) on your DietPi \ Debian distribution all you need to do is run the following command: sudo apt install mysql-server This will down...

Home Assistant From Scratch - Octoprint

This is one post in a series of getting up and running with Home Assistant from scratch. Today I will be adding my 3D printer to Home Assistant via the octoprint integration, this post will bu...

Home Assistant From Scratch - Weather and System Monitoring

This is one post in a series of getting up and running with Home Assistant from scratch. Today I am adding in two new sensors which will be used in some upcoming automation rules in Home Assis...

Home Assistant From Scratch - History

This is one post in a series of getting up and running with Home Assistant from scratch. Today I would like to cover the History component of Home Assistant, and show you how to ignore certain...