Category: Development

Loadtesting & Improving your website performance

When creating a webapplication or API it’s important to test how well your site will work under heavy load, it’s easier to prevent any problems beforehand, compared to doing it when you find out your server is getting… Read More

Openhab hue motion sensor

I got the question how to use your hue motionsensor with openhab, so here are the steps you need to do:

Parse pdf data to convert to ubl

Parsing pdf files reliably can be a challenge, I tried two hosted solutions and wanted to share my findings.

Sitecom WLC-1000 Review & API endpoints

As mentioned in my post about using openhab & WLC-1000 I have a few sitecom WLC-1000 cameras, and would like to tell you the things I like, and don’t like, plus give you some usefull urls I found during… Read More

Philips Hue motion sensor Teardown

I’m using my hue sensor in openhab and really like them, I was looking for some nice teardown pictures of the hue motion sensor, but could only find the Hue dimmer switcch dissection & Hue tap Dissection Since I’m pretty curious… Read More

ESP8266 & DHT22 Lowpower MQTT Sensor

For my project where I control my remote via pnps I want to create a low power sensor which will be able to send humidity & temperature data to my openhab server which is running mosquitto Since I have… Read More

Controlling remote with pnp for openhab

I have a ventilation system in the house, which came with a RF remote: I wanted to be able to control my ventilation system from anywhere in the house, and had some pnp transistors which I thought would… Read More

Shopify Carrier Service reorder shipping options

If you use the Shopify API Carrier Service to populate your shipping by realtime to add pickup-points and other custom shipping options, you might want to re-order your shipping options in a certain way.

Gaining Root Access on Philips B120N Babycam

  I wanted to try rooting my B120N cam, and tried to follow Paul Prices Owning Philips In.Sight IP Cameras But unfortunately Philips decided to close all interesting ports in the firmware version my cam was running. I did… Read More

whisper-node

HC-SR50 Motion sensor at 3.3v & whisper node low power

I recently found this tutorial to convert the HC-SR501 PIR Motion sensor, to allow it to run on 3.3V, so I thought I would give it a try, to use it with my whisper node, and make it… Read More