We've got a detailed series of guides on Adafruit IO basics, so this section will limit itself to the high points.
First, you'll need an Adafruit IO account and an AIO key. At the time of this writing, IO is still in a limited beta.
Once logged in, you can find the value of your key by clicking "AIO KEY" in the upper righthand side of your IO dashboard. It'll be a long, random-looking hash string.
mousetrap.cfg in Nano (or your editor of choice), and find the
key option in the
You'll need to uncomment this value (remove the
# at the beginning of the line) and replace
xxx with your key.
Next, you'll need to create two feeds by clicking :
- Mouse Problems
- Trap Activity
Click on "CREATE FEED" and do something like the following for each:
Mine look like this:
Next, you'll need to create a new dashboard by clicking "Your Dashboards" on the menu and then "CREATE DASHBOARD" on the upper righthand side.
Once that's done, add some blocks to display each feed. You can see my feed here - I went with a line chart for each feed and a gauge for the Mouse Problems feed.
Experiment with this! You might find a different display layout more interesting or useful.