• Closet Light Controller - Adafruit Trinket

    LED Strip iconI replaced my closet doors and decided to also place some LED strip lighting in the closets. I look all over for a good controller to turn the LED lights on/off as the closet doors open and close.  This seemed like a simple request at first but I soon found that I didn't like any of the comercial solutions.  They all seemed to have issues.  The solution would be to build my own.  Let's face it, it's a lot more fun to build it yourself anyhow.

  • OpenHAB's systeminfo binding on a Raspberry Pi 2

    OpenHAB is a great application that allows you to create a Smart Home.  It connects with almost any smart device.  This article assumes you already have OpenHAB installed on your Raspberry Pi 2 and are looking at installing the systeminfo binding to monitor some local stats on your server.