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Android programming and some Vue.js and OSM stuff

May 9, 2016

I’ve been rather inactive here for a while. The main reason is that I’m currently working on my graduation project. I’m doing it at a company in an other town which means I’m never at home except during the weekends. This has forced me to put the home automation project on put, a [Read More]

Easter mapping (and fishing)

March 26, 2016

Open source and outdoor life; I’m trying to include both of these fabulous things during this weekend when I’m visiting my parents over Easter. This post differs a little bit from my normal programming- and electronics posts. But hey, it’s important to sometimes take a break from [Read More]

Home Automation - DB design and I/O types

March 14, 2016

Read the introduction to my home automation project here if you haven’t already: http://jimmyutterstrom.com/2016/03/home-automation-plans/ The foundation of the home automation system is the MQTT communication interface. As all connected devices will communicate through the MQTT [Read More]

Home automation plans

March 8, 2016

Home automation seems to be a pretty popular topic nowadays. There are many commercial solutions available to choose from, for example the Z-wave line of products. Though I find it quite common that most of these commercial automation products are pretty expensive. You can someti [Read More]

Vue.js + Socket.io chatroom

January 25, 2016

I’ve shared it on Twitter but just haven’t mentioned it here. A short while ago I put together a small chatroom example using Vue.js + Semantic UI for the front-end and Node with socket.io for the backend. It’s a quite basic example that isn’t production ready but it still featur [Read More]