Home Assistant – integrating RESTful switches

I have started integrating my IoT-devices and services with the Home Assistant platform. See my previous post for details on getting started with Home Assistant and subscribing to MQTT messages:

Home Assistant – getting started and using MQTT sensors

My next attempt is to configure RESTful switches in HA for interacting with an existing web service that I use for controlling 433 MHz outlets. I will also add automation rules for the switches and test the voice command in Home Assistant.

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Meet the Huzzah!

ESP8266 is a very popular and inexpensive WiFi-chip that can be a real contributor for taking small gadgets to the Internet. This post describes my first experiments with an Adafruit ESP8266-model.

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