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Home Automation, Python

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Home Assistant addons are Docker containers that run alongside HA on your home automation hub (in my case a Raspberry Pi 3). They are typically based on Alpine Linux, and beyond Docker basics they have a few HA specific permissions and option settings mechanism that are documented here. Continuing from my previous post on how […]

Home Automation, Python

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I’ve been experimenting with a Home Assistant based automation setup at home. It started as a mini greenhouse control temperature control and monitor system, and quickly evolved to a modest size system with a few devices. Using a combination of ESP8266s / ESP32s, Micropython and Arduino Framework code, I managed to connect my home alarm, […]