Writing software is my passion. I’m a software engineer by trade and have been doing home automation, electronics and micro-controller programming for the last 2 years. This blog offers a way to share my experience and pass on knowledge aquired the hard way.
in Firebase tagged Nginx, Firestore, Gcp, Hosting, Http, Cache
It was difficult to find a working firebase.json file that offers caching settings suitable for rapid development and deployments. The file included in this post works well with react-boilerplate and can be adopted easily.
In this post I present a way to import bank transactions from unsupported banks into YNAB using their new API. This solution also provides a workaround to get transactions from supported banks into YNAB without disclosing your banking login details to third parties (which you should never do).
in Iot / Eclipse / Sloeber / Development / Productivity
Setting up Eclipse projects for tasks such as unit testing and hardware debugging is very time consuming due to the fact there are a million different possible ways to configure a project. Online tutorials get out of date quickly due to software updates in libaries, compilers, builds tools, Arduino board platforms and so on.
in Home / Automation tagged Home, Assistant,, Rf,, Radio,, 433
One subsystem in my home automation setup is a Raspberry Pi 3 with RF receiver module and a dockerised Python script that reads in signals and converts them to messages sent to a message broker and consumed by the rest of home automation system. In this post I want to make some recommendations for useful RF devices that are not only affordable but also improve your home automation system by creating new automation opportunities.