If you saw my recent video on building a Daily Briefing in Home Assistant and you are here for some code, thanks for checking out my videos. If you haven't seen the video you might wan to check it out first: https://youtu.be/XiLD9kgfXNI Building a Daily Briefing has the potential to get crazy real fast, but… Continue reading Building a Daily Briefing
https://youtu.be/g48pwCIAQEk When I sat down to write this I was planning on doing a video on the reasons you should pick Home Assistant. Because if you are building a smart home Home Assistant is the platform you need. But no solution will ever be perfect for everyone. And I think we sometimes glass over the… Continue reading Is Home Assistant the Platform for you?
I’m sure you have heard the news by now. Hassbian was sunsetted…sunset..sunsettered…anyway…the last update to the image was back in Q4 of 2019. So that means it was time for me to migrate to Hassio....I mean Home Assistant.In-between me actually doing this migration and getting this write up published Hassio underwent a rebranding. In order… Continue reading Migrating from Hassbian to Home Assistant (Formally Known as Hassio)
If you haven’t guess from the topic of this article we are Disney fans in this house. I mean Annual Passholder Card Carrying Disney fans. So after getting Home Assistant setup to automate the house I decided I could use the platform to do a little Disney Imagineering. Now I didn’t literally recreate the haunted… Continue reading How I Turned My House into Disney’s Haunted Mansion using Home Assistant
In the last couple of weeks I have been furiously working on my home-assisstant.io config, and have recently migrated my Github repo to the new version. Previous versions are archived as branches for those that want to see where things have been. With each release Home Assistant gets better and better, so it seems each… Continue reading My Home Assistant Configuration (v4)