It’s time for the fun stuff now. Building some sensors that can talk to my local MQTT broker built in a router. I’m starting with the ESP-8266. I decided to use the ESP-8266 because I have a few, they are fairly popular and versatile, so why not? The particular model I am using is the […]Read more "MQTT on the ESP-8266"
With all of the sensor and data generating projects that I’m working on, I figured that it would be worthwhile to get a centralized system setup for managing all of the data collected. After some research, I found MQTT, a nifty little message brokering protocol that seemed to be particularly useful and very scale-able/extensible. I […]Read more "Setting up an MQTT broker"