Byebye RabbitMQ, hello 0MQ!

The core architecture of HouseAgent is build around a messaging system known as RabbitMQ. This worked out fine so far, however during development we discovered a major drawback of RabbitMQ. RabbitMQ...

Installing HouseAgent on Linux

Following up on yesterday's post, here are the instructions to install HouseAgent on Linux. I took one of the most popular Linux distribution's (Ubuntu) for this blog post, but it should be easy to...

Installing HouseAgent on Windows

It has been two weeks ago since I released the first (private) beta version of HouseAgent. A handful of people starting testing and playing with it, and I noticed that documentation and instructions...

HouseAgent: plug-ins

Yesterday's post introduced HouseAgent. In today's post we will dive deeper into HouseAgent plug-ins and their architecture. HouseAgent plug-ins can be programmed in any language, but Python is by...

Introducing HouseAgent

HouseAgent is a multi platform, open source home automation application. That was the short introduction of something I have been working on for quite some months already. HouseAgent has...