A quick tip on using the CoordinatorEntity class for you entities when using the DataUpdateCoordinator in Home Assistant.
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In this post I integrate my Dyson TP04 Air Purifier in Home Assistant. I’ll get it configured, add some custom sensors and create a card to display in the da...
Part 5 of building a custom component in Home Assistant. This is the final post in the tutorial series and it focuses on how to debug your custom component ...
Part 4 of building a custom component in Home Assistant. In this post we’ll examine how to add an options flow so that your component can have additional op...
Part 3 of building a custom component in Home Assistant. In this post we’ll examine how to write a config flow so that your component can be added and confi...
Part 2 of building a custom component in Home Assistant. In this post we’ll examine how to setup unit testing and continuous integration using GitHub action...
Part 1 of building a custom component in Home Assistant. To get started we’ll go over the idea of the component we will be building, the project structure a...
In this post I document some of my Home Assistant automations in order to inspire other’s using the software.
This post explains why I’ve chosen Node-RED to power my automations in home-assistant. I explain the advantages it has over the built-in yaml automations and...
This post documents my Lovelace dashboard that I’ve created around my Roborock S4 vacuum in Home Assistant. I also go through how I’ve created each of the c...
This post documents the various automations and scripts I’ve created for interacting with my Roborock S4 vacuum in Home Assistant.
The issues I ran into and how I was able to integrate the Roborock S4 vacuum cleaner in Home Assistant.
How to toggle Hue Labs Formulas via the local API.
How to create an interactive 3D floorplan in Home Assistant.
Tips and tricks for using Sweet Home 3D to create a floorplan that you can use in Home Assistant.
Walking through how my home assistant floorplan came to fruition and the cool things that it does.
How to automate a light switch with old wiring and a non-standard light bulb.
How to install Pi-hole on an Ubuntu Server using Docker.
How to restore an entity in home assistant on restart in your custom component.
A short post on how to fix your vacuum when it complains about Error 10.
I compiled a quick list of my 10 favorite video games I’ve played over the last year and a half.