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An Introduction Project

Introduction What you can expect from this project
Raspberry Pi - Intro What it is + the tools you'll need
Raspberry Pi - First Time Configuration Preparation and configuration
Raspberry Pi - The Internet Setting up Internet access, a static IP address, and connecting over a terminal window.
Arduino - Intro What it is + the tools you'll need.
Testing Your Arduino Running your first sketches and connecting a DHT sensor
Mosquitto Installing Mosquitto on the Raspberry Pi + testing it
Connecting The RF24 Modules How to connect the nRF24L01+ modules to both your Arduino and Pi
The RF24 Libraries Install the RF24 libraries for both your Arduino and Pi
OpenHAB Installing this free open-source home automation software
Start OpenHAB The final step!

Guides & Extras - OpenHAB

Guides An overview of all the guides on this site
OpenHAB Installing this free open-source home automation software
Start OpenHAB Make OpenHAB start automatically when your Pi boots up
OpenHAB - Persistence Add charts and historical data to OpenHAB
OpenHAB & Z-Wave How to manage 3rd party Z-Wave devices from OpenHAB
OpenHAB On Your Android View and control you HA devices from your phone
The OpenHAB Rules Engine An introduction to the rules engine in OpenHAB
OpenHAB: Wifi Switch & The HTTP Binding Hack & Control A Wifi Switch From OpenHAB
OpenHAB + Tasker Use Tasker to add a switch widget to your Android home screen
Dashboard A fancy control panel on a (cheap) tablet you can hang in your living room

Guides & Extras - Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi - Intro What it is + the tools you'll need
Raspberry Pi - First Time Configuration Preparation and configuration
Raspberry Pi - The Internet Setting up Internet access, a static IP address, and connecting over a terminal window.
Samba Install Samba on your Raspberry Pi to access your Pi's files in Windows.
Mosquitto Installing Mosquitto on the Raspberry Pi + testing it
Useful Commands A list of useful commands to get around in Linux in general and the Raspberry Pi in specific

Guides & Extras - Arduino

Arduino - Intro What it is + the tools you'll need.
Testing Your Arduino Running your first sketches and connecting a DHT sensor

Guides & Extras - RF24

Connecting The RF24 Modules How to connect the nRF24L01+ modules to both your Arduino and Pi
The RF24 Libraries Install the RF24 libraries for both your Arduino and Pi

Guides & Extras - ESP8266

Introduction to the ESP8266 chip How to set up the ESP8266 module from Adafruit
ESP8266 Samples Two sample programs to become familiar with the possibilities

Guides & Extras - Windows IoT Core

Getting Started with Windows IoT Core on Raspberry Pi Install and configure Windows IoT core on a Raspberry Pi 2
Windows IoT - Visual Studio Install the free Visual Studio Community, and write & deploy your first program