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This guide was first published on Jul 29, 2012. It was last
updated on Oct 14, 2018.
This page (Overview) was last updated on May 04, 2015.
The combination of connecting a Raspberry Pi to COSM makes creating a internet of things much easier than it has been in the past. The Pi with it's easy access to ethernet / WiFi and COSM's drop dead simple usability will graph all sensor data you send to it.
This tutorial explains how to connect a analog temperature sensor to the Pi and use a small python script to upload that data for storage and graphing on COSM.
To follow this tutorial you will need
Hey, that photo up there has the GPIO cable in backwards - so when you wire it up don't follow that pic!