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ThingSpeak API

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thermometer.inoArduino
// This #include statement was automatically added by the Particle IDE.
#include "ThingSpeak/ThingSpeak.h"

// This #include statement was automatically added by the Particle IDE.
#include "Adafruit_DHT/Adafruit_DHT.h"

// Sensor type
#define DHTTYPE DHT22    	// DHT 22 (AM2302)

// DHT22 sensor pinout:
// Pin 1 (on the left): +3.3V
// Pin 2: output
// Pin 4 (on the right): GROUND

#define DHT_5V_PIN D1
#define DHT_SENSOR_PIN D2
#define DHT_GROUND_PIN D4

DHT dht(DHT_SENSOR_PIN, DHTTYPE);

/* Thingspeak */
TCPClient client;
unsigned long myChannelNumber = 89137;
const char * myWriteAPIKey = "3D23PQHQIJ3OZXNF";

void setup() {
    // Connect to ThingSpeak
    ThingSpeak.begin(client);

    // Give power to the sensor
    pinMode(DHT_5V_PIN, OUTPUT);
    pinMode(DHT_GROUND_PIN, OUTPUT);
    digitalWrite(DHT_5V_PIN, HIGH);
    digitalWrite(DHT_GROUND_PIN, LOW);
    // Wait for the sensor to stabilize
    delay(1000);

    // Initialize sensor
    dht.begin();

    // Read Sensor
    double temperature = dht.getTempCelcius();
    double humidity = dht.getHumidity();

    // Update the 2 ThingSpeak fields with the new data
    ThingSpeak.setField(1, (float)temperature);
    ThingSpeak.setField(2, (float)humidity);
    
    // Write the fields that you've set all at once.
    ThingSpeak.writeFields(myChannelNumber, myWriteAPIKey);
    
    // Give time for the message to reach ThingSpeak
    delay(5000);

    // Sleep for 15 minutes to save battery
    System.sleep(SLEEP_MODE_DEEP, 15 * 60);
}

void loop() {
    // This will run because the system is sleeping
}

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