Niccolò Avogaro
Published © GPL3+

Control Every Device From Everywhere with aRest

Want to control every device from everywhere with a mobile phone or PC just for $5? Follow this ready-to-use guide!

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Control Every Device From Everywhere with aRest

Things used in this project

Hardware components

NodeMCU ESP8266 Breakout Board
NodeMCU ESP8266 Breakout Board
I suggest to newbies NodeMCU V3 with the base to program that's more ready to use
×1
Relay (generic)
×1
Power Supply 3.3V/5V
×1

Software apps and online services

aRest.io
Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)

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Schematics

scheme

Code

aRest pro code

Arduino
#include <ESP8266WiFi.h>
#include <PubSubClient.h>
#include <aREST.h>
WiFiClient espClient;
PubSubClient client(espClient);
aREST rest = aREST(client);
// aREST Pro key 
char * key = "YOUR API KEY";
// WiFi parameters
const char* ssid = "YOUR WIFI SSID";
const char* password = "YOUR WIFI PASSWORD";
int temperature;
int humidity;
void callback(char* topic, byte* payload, unsigned int length);
void setup(void)
{
 Serial.begin(115200);
 rest.setKey(key, client);
 client.setCallback(callback);
 temperature = 24;
 humidity = 40;
 rest.variable("temperature",&temperature);
 rest.variable("humidity",&humidity);
 rest.set_name("esp8266");
 WiFi.begin(ssid, password);
 while (WiFi.status() != WL_CONNECTED) {
   delay(500);
   Serial.print(".");
 }
 Serial.println("");
 Serial.println("WiFi connected");
 char* out_topic = rest.get_topic();
}
void loop() {
 rest.handle(client);
}
void callback(char* topic, byte* payload, unsigned int length) {
 rest.handle_callback(client, topic, payload, length);
}

Credits

Niccolò Avogaro

Niccolò Avogaro

3 projects • 6 followers
Italian student, iot lover

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