Chris Claxton's Blog

A place to read about various things related to software development and technology

For my first DIY Smart Home project which I completed last year I kept it as simple and reliable as possible by keeping all of the connections wired, apart from the connection from my phone to the wireless network to control the light. The objective was to control a porch light using a Raspberry Pi,...

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I have become increasingly interested in "Smart Home" tech over the past year, in particular the category of devices which are generally labelled as "Internet of Things" or "IoT" devices. These devices have become a lot more popular in the UK lately, visit any branch of Maplin or PC World and notice...

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2018
January 3, 2018, 2:04 pm

So I have finally got around to creating my own Blog, it has always been something that has been consistently pushed down the priority list of things to do with my own free time. Having spent the last 20 years being busy working for companies and focused on meeting deadlines, free time has always be...

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