NodeAlarmProxy

So, I've written my first NodeJS package... NodeAlarmProxy. It's there on the page, but it facilitates a connection between a local webserver (on my LAN) and my Envisalink3 module (thing connected to my home alarm system). The Envisalink3 Module only allows one "third party" connection at a time, so my…

Written on a Monday

More Home Automation Resources...

Just read a neat article on a bit of hackerspace code Called SkyNet which aims to let devices talk to each other... and NodeRed which is developed by IBM which uses a visual workflow to facilitate communication between devices. Need to look into them more... An adafruit article on NodeRed…

Written on a Monday

Home Automation

For those that don't know, I lovingly call my house "Jetson House" because it's very well automated. When we first moved in we got a robo vacuum and started calling it Rosie... and a few months later when we got a puppy we actually renamed him to "Astro" He is…

Written on a Thursday

Jan 23, 2014 DC Tech Meetup

Note: If you found my blog from twitter. I haven't got around to customizing the theme yet. Sorry. (It's built on the Ghost Platform. I don't have comments setup, so you can tweet to @martz. I'm going to live blog my reactions to ideas (good or bad... mostly uncensored) at…

Written on a Thursday

MEAN Pi

I'm getting back into developing on the raspberry pi. I've got a couple of projects I'd like to do: Raspberry Pi Doorbell/Door-cam/Door-lights the (MEAN) BRWRY Plenty of others I'm sure (maybe some RGB christmas lights for the tree and a proximity sensor?) But first thing I wanted to…

Written on a Wednesday

Well this is interesting...

So, I'm in the process of changing over from the wordpress platform to Ghost. We'll see how this goes. I'm making the switch largely because it's a blog platform built using Node.js, which I'd like to learn more about. This platform may play with with my other websites (brwry…

Written on a Sunday