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In this category, you will find many articles to help you start well in home automation but also exploit the full potential of your system. The second purpose of these articles is to allow everyone to make your own DIY connected accessories or objects and integrate open source software most used. You will find tutorials on Domoticz, Jeedom, OpenHAB, Home Wizard of Raspberry Pi and Docker. Many technologies are discussed to allow everyone to find the solution corresponding to the developed project: ESP8266, MySensors, MQTT, RFLink, Homebridge to operate devices from iOS.

Unpacking and configuring the Xiaomi Smart Home 6 in 1 Kit with the Mi Home app (iOS or Android)

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The Xiaomi Smart Home kit is a widely used DIY home automation system. Xiaomi designs high-quality home automation products at a very reasonable price. In the next tutorials, we will see how to integrate the connected Xiaomi devices on a home automation server (Home Assistant, Domoticz and Jeedom). Whatever your …

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Driving the ESP8266 GPIO (Web Server) from Jeedom to TCP / IP Wireless – Part 2

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Here is the second part of the article to communicate an ESP8266 in TCP/IP with Jeedom. In this tutorial we will see how to drive the GPIO of an ESP8266 from Jeedom using HTTP requests (TCP / IP). The principle is the same as for Domoticz (article), we start a …

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ESP8266 (Web Client): Sending Data to Jeedom in TCP / IP Wireless (JSON API) – Part 1

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We continue our series of articles on HTTP (TCP/IP) data exchange between an ESP8266 and the Jeedom Home Automation Server. Jeedom provides an API as complete as Domoticz. The documentation is available here. We will go a little faster than for Domoticz, the general principle being the same. Recommended readings …

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Driving the GPIO of the ESP8266 (Web Server) from Domoticz to TCP/IP Wireless – Part 2


We continue today the tutorial dedicated to the exchange of data between Domoticz and an ESP8266 by HTTP request and more particularly how to control the GPIO from Domoticz. In the previous article, we set up sending data from an ESP8266 to Domoticz. In this article, we will set up communication …

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Install Jeedom on an Orange Pi Lite (or Orange Pi+ 2e) running under Armbian Jessie

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The Orange Pi is an economical alternative to Raspberry Pi to build a Jeedom based 100% DIY home automation server. If you do not intend to use the GPIO to drive home automation accessories, Orange Pi is a very good solution. In the previous tutorial, we saw how to install …

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ESP8266 (Web Client): Sending Data to Domoticz in TCP/IP Wireless (API/JSON) – Part 1


In this tutorial, we will use the ESP8266Client and ESP8266HTTPClient libraries to implement TCP/IP communication between and an ESP8266 NodeMCU module and the Domoticz API/JSON interface. We will use a temperature and humidity sensor DHT22 as well as a BMP180 atmospheric pressure sensor to publish real measurements on virtual sensors …

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