Pi Stage 2

The NEXT hurdle in getting the Pi to be the central plank of a home control system – was to get emails working. I installed WordPress and of course the first thing I realised was that it would not send emails – a quick inspection – no SMTP folder… needs…

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ESP8266 and MQTT Exciting Times

I don’t want to jump in prematurely here but those of you who have been reading the blog will know that I’ve had no end of problems with the MQTT stand-alone software on the ESP8266, but as each problem has emerged, the author (Minh Tuan) has been keeping in touch…

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