Building an IoT Server with flask and Python - Part 3 Web API

This is the third part of a series of posts about building an Internet of Things (IoT) server with flask, Python and ESP8266 microcontrollers. In the last post, we reviewed server and hardware setup. In this post, we'll build a web API with flask and push temperature data to our …

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Building an IoT Server with flask and Python - Part 2 Set Up

This post is the second part of a series of posts which detail building an Internet-of-Things (IoT) server with flask, Python and ESP8266 microcontrollers. In this post, we'll describe server setup and microcontroller hardware used in the project.

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Building an IoT Server with Flask and Python - Part 1 Motivation

This post is the first part of a series of blog posts about building an Internet-of-Things (IoT) server with flask, Python and ESP8266 microcontrollers. In this post we'll I'll discuss the problem I'm trying to solve and the issues I have with the current solution. We'll also review what the …

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Building a single page Flask App on Digital Ocean

In this post, we'll run through how to set up a single page flask app that shows a temperature pulled from ThingSpeak.com. ThingSpeak has nice looking graphs, but on ThingSpeak it is actually kind of hard to see the value of an individual data point. I want to be able to see the most recent temperature point recorded by my ESP8266 WiFi weather station project on a phone or tablet. By building a flask app and hosting it on Digital Ocean, I can now view the current temperature in a nice big font from anywhere.

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