Triggering an automation when no occupancy is detected is easy. But what if you want to delay that trigger? How would you achieve that? Read my solution in this post.
Yes, you are able to use Bridged IPTV while relying on 1 physical UTP! How? Read how I’ve done this using Unifi hardware.
In a Dutch store called “Action” you can buy cheap home automation devices. They have plugs, motion sensors, door sensors, lamps and sirens. The devices are based on the Tuya Smart platform and are branded as LSC Smart Connect, with their own whitelabeled app. They work perfectly, but because of this hard- and software setup, they […]
While the 2nd generation Unifi Cloudkey hit the market last year, a lot of Gen1 version have become available on the 2nd hand market. Such a small device got me thinking, is this a viable replacement for my old Raspberry Pi B+ that runs my Homebridge setup? I found out that I’m not the only […]
There are a lot of examples on the web that explain how you can add fields defined by the Advanced Custom Fields plugin into your WP-API output. They do work properly, but most of the examples are targeting version 1 of the WP-API. Adding the logic to WP-API version 2 is not that hard, but […]
While working on a pet project where I’m using the WordPress JSON REST API (WP-API) plugin I stumbled upon an unexpected behaviour. On the introduction of the first beta version for release 2.0 in the announcement there was a mention about running both version side by side. So… I gave it a try and installed both […]
There are various technologies available which enable you to do mobile app development. Of course you have the native solutions on iOS and Android, but there are also hybrid solutions like PhoneGap, Apache Cordova, Xamarin or Titanium which support multiple platforms using the same codebase. PhoneGap and Cordova rely on strategy of converting HTML / CSS and […]
Virtualbox & Vagrant is `the` combination I love to fire up any virtual machine you’d like to work with. It makes life so easy, that I cannot remember working without it. But… Although Vagrant is a stable tool for usage, the development cycle is not guaranteed to be forward compatible. You have already seen this […]
I’ve been working with Git as my primary version control system for a while now. Occasionally I still have to work in some Subversion repositories as well, but when returning to a Git based project it is always a big relieve. While working with Subversion and having a good branching model gives you a lot […]
On the 7th and 8th of June thanks to Ibuildings I ran the uncon track for the Dutch PHP / Mobile conference. I did this next to the organized tracks covered by Ross Tuck and Martin de Keijzer. As the organiser I’ve only seen the Uncon track. I think though that some of tips and […]