Join Michael Lehman for an in-depth discussion in this video Using IFTTT for automation, part of Programming the Internet of Things with Android.
- Let's talk about using IFTTT for automation.…IFTTT stands for, "If This Then That."…It's a set of pre-canned recipes for common data services.…So if your device does something,…if you want to know when your device…puts something in a dropbox that you want to get an email,…IFTTT is a great back-end service…in which you can create those kind of custom recipes.…You can customize this for unique devices.…For example, the tire pressure from your car…might go into a dropbox folder,…and send you an email summary once a week,…whereas the temperature variations in your refrigerator…might get aggregated monthly,…and might be sent into a spreadsheet someplace in the Cloud.…
And you could also have it be…real-time response to real-world events.…Let's say that something happens at home.…Your window gets opened when you're not expecting it.…You can have it send you a text message right now.…Let's go take a look at IFTTT.com.…So IFTTT works on something they call "Recipes."…Let's take a look at the kind of recipes you can do.…
- Exploring the Internet of Things
- Understanding sensors and effectors
- Connecting inputs and outputs
- Connecting to devices via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth
- Creating Bluetooth apps using Android
- Creating your own things with programmable hardware
- Using IFTTT to program things
- Exploring the trends in things
Skill Level Intermediate
Building a Note-Taking App for Android (2013)with David Gassner3h 7m Intermediate
Connecting Android Apps to RESTful Web Serviceswith David Gassner3h 24m Intermediate
Programming the Internet of Things with iOSwith Michael Lehman2h 49m Intermediate
1. The Internet of Things (IoT)
2. Composing a Thing
3. Connecting to Things
4. Creating Things
5. Managing Your Things
6. The Future of IoT
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