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TweetControl App Documentation Updated

Posted by Hans Scharler,

We have update the documentation for the TweetControl app:
TweetControl allows you to monitor Twitter for trigger words to send ThingHTTP requests. The CheerLights project by ioBridge Labs uses TweetControl to update its ThingSpeak Channel so other lights around the world stay in sync with each other.

Why use TweetControl? Our app connects to…

CheerLights: Connecting Lights Together to Bring Us Closer

Posted by Hans Scharler,

It’s that time of year… holiday time and family time. I was inspired this time to create a project that brings us a little closer. Lights are a big part of the holidays and with CheerLights you can connect your lights to other lights via Twitter with a little help… read more >>

ThingSpeak visits the Pittsburgh Ruby Users Group

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Hans Scharler is stopping by the monthly meeting of the Pittsburgh Ruby Users Group. The topic on the agenda is ThingSpeak, an open source Ruby on Rails application for the Internet of Things. The meeting is scheduled for December 1, 2011 and starts at 7:30pm.
Topics on the agenda:

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No Internet Connected Turkeys Today

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Everyone is expecting Hans to connect a turkey to the Internet today, but he has some limits. Although his house, office, and yard have more Internet connected things than you can imagine. Today, in the US is a day of rest, turkey (ham for Hans), football, napping, bickering, and giving thanks…. read more >>

Hacking REST web services with jQuery and node.js

Posted by Hans Scharler,

FUBAR Labs, a Highland Park, NJ non-profit, is holding many upcoming courses on Arduino, Web Services, Custom PCB, and Electronics. On October 23, 2011, they will be holding a class on connecting Arduino to RESTful web services like ThingSpeak. You will learn to use node.js and jQuery to interact with hardware… read more >>

Arduino 1.0 to ThingSpeak Sketch 1

Posted by Hans Scharler,

The Arduino team recently released the release candidate of Arduino 1.0 on Google Code. It’s a available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Version 1.0 of Arduino’s IDE includes enhancements to the GUI and additions and changes to the Arduino Hardware API. Since the release, we have been beta testing Arduino… read more >>

ThingSpeak ‘Speaks’ Brazilian Portuguese 1

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Paulo is from Brazil and uses Portuguese as his primary language. He grabbed the English language file from our GitHub repository and translated it into Brazilian Portuguese. Now, when anyone from Brazil or someone set to Brazil (pt-BR) as a locale on their device visits ThingSpeak.com, the entire ThingSpeak web application is presented in Brazilian Portuguese.

Here’s what…