Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf
Released: February 2012
In Programming Your Home
, technology enthusiast Mike Riley walks
you through a variety of custom home automation projects, ranging from a
phone application that alerts you to package deliveries at your front
door to an electronic guard dog that will prevent unwanted visitors.
locked doors using your smartphone. Assemble a bird feeder that posts
Twitter tweets to tell you when the birds are feeding or when bird seed
runs low. Have your home speak to you when you receive email or tell you
about important events such as the arrival of visitors, and much more!
learn how to use Android smartphones, Arduinos, X10 controllers and a
wide array of sensors, servos, programming languages, web frameworks and
mobile SDKs. Programming Your Home
is written for smartphone
programmers, web developers, technology tinkerers, and anyone who enjoys
building cutting-edge, Do-It-Yourself electronic projects.
book will give you the inspiration and understanding to construct
amazing automation capabilities that will transform your residence into
the smartest home in your neighborhood! What You Need:
To get the most out of Programming Your Home
you should have some familiarity with the Arduino hardware platform
along with a passion for tinkering. You should enjoy innovative thinking
and learning exercises as well as have some practical application
development experience. The projects use a variety of hardware
components including sensors and actuators, mobile devices, and wireless
radios, and we'll even tell you where you can get them.