Node-RED comes preloaded on Raspberry Pi as a simple way to connect sensors to the internet. It is based on Node.JS but has a graphical flow based web interface.
Home residential internet connections have dynamic public IP addresses that can change whenever the DHCP lease expires. But from my experience, I’ve had the same IP for months, so I was curious when they actually do change and if there is anything you can do anything to trigger a change (i.e. power cycling)? I started [...]
After buying a new Raspberry Pi 3, I noticed it came with an interesting app called Node-Red. Already familiar with Node.JS, I thought it was going to be some cheesy simplification that was going to severely limit what it could do for beginners. To my amazement, it wasn’t. Node-Red is a tool designed for IoT to [...]