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SensorHub now supports atmospheric pressure sensors

I have made a few changes and added a new sensor type to SensorHub: atmospheric pressure.
But more importantly: adding new sensor types is now much easier and obvious.

SensorHub: a simple IoT dashboard

Recently I have been working on a way to visualize data from a couple temperature and humidity sensors I have at home. I didn’t want to go the Prometheus way cause it is too much for something this simple. And I wanted my Raspberry Pi 3B to host it, this means ARM support was mandatory…

Lesson learnt: never do this in Python!

If you know Python you probably also know that you can assign default values for method arguments but do you know why you should not assign mutable types to them?

How to point a domain to your dynamic home IP address

This is a noip or dyndns alternative to point a domain to an IP address that changes over time, in other words, a dynamic IP like your home address for example.
All you need is a bash script and a domain on DigitalOcean.

Disable tracking and advertising at home with Pi-hole

With so many people working from home, or learning or sharing or just watching something, our home network has never been more important. Here is something you can do to prevent tracking and advertising on all your devices with just… Seguir leyendo →

Install and configure Flutter on Ubuntu 20.04

Google and Canonical recently announced the availability of Flutter for Linux. The team behind Flutter is now working with Ubuntu developers to make Flutter for desktop a reality.

Apart from Android and iOS currently there is support for Linux and Mac. Windows is still under development.

So now if you want to give it a try and create a desktop application this is how to install and configure Flutter on Ubuntu.

WordPress: Apache vs NGINX

Here I have a quick comparison of how Wodpress performs depending on the server: Apache vs NGINX

Coding Game: Unleash the Geek – the end

After a long weekend of coding, Unleash The Geek has ended. I finished in Gold 252 after two days of struggle to be honest but after going up and down (waaay down) in the ranking all the weekend it feels like a victory haha.

Coding Game: Unleash the Geek – day IV

Last day I managed to reach top 15 on Silver, today the objective is promoting to Gold. For that I have to focus on beating the Silver Boss. How can I do that?

Coding Game: Unleash the Geek – day III

Day three has been a complicated one for my busy robots on Unleash The Geek: I did not manage to improve substantially until late night and it was a bit frustrating.

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