Design

Design overview

For those interested in how to build a sensor node system with a Google Appengine backend, here is the process by which I created it. Of course, you should have the hardware part done first!

  1. Listen - designing the parser for the computer that grabs XBee packets, and extracts the useful data
  2. Store - how to use GAE to store the data in 'the cloud'
  3. Graph - using Google Visualizations to make pretty graphs
This guide was first published on Dec 03, 2014. It was last updated on Sep 25, 2018. This page (Design) was last updated on Nov 02, 2015.