Join Michael Lehman for an in-depth discussion in this video Using IFTTT for automation, part of Programming the Internet of Things with iOS.
- I've mentioned before using IFTTT.…Now we're going to talk about using it for automation.…IFTTT stands for If This Then That.…And it has a collection of pre-canned recipes…for common data services.…And you can customize them for unique devices.…I talked about that a little bit in terms of using…the littleBits devices.…You can also have real-time response to real world events.…So let's jump over to IFTTT and take a quick look.…IFTTT is a website, you have to sign up, it's free,…and they have 133 right now, 133 channels…of source material.…
These are things you can trigger on and then make…a particular device take a particular action.…For example we can come down here to Dropbox.…With Dropbox there are two different kinds…of things they have.…They have pre-canned recipes, for example when you take…a photo and upload it to Instagram, put it in your Dropbox.…And they also have Triggers and Actions.…And a Trigger means that when somebody puts a file in one…of your folders, you can then make it do something like send…
- Exploring the IoT universe
- Understanding sensors and effectors
- Connecting inputs and outputs
- Connecting to devices via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth
- Using Apple iBeacon
- Creating your own things with programmable hardware
- Using IFTTT to program things
- Exploring trends in IoT
Skill Level Intermediate
1. The Internet of Things (IoT)
2. Exploring Things
3. Connecting to Things
4. Using Apple iBeacon
5. Creating Things
6. Managing Your Things
7. The Future of IoT
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