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BeagleBone Home Automation Blueprints by Rodolfo Giometti

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Chapter 4. Google Docs Weather Station

In this chapter, we're going to take a look at a simple weather station that can also be used as an IoT device. This time, our BeagleBone Black will collect environment data and send them to a remote database in order to be reworked and presented into a shared environment.

Both local and remote data will be available in our preferred browser since, as it's a local system, we're going to use the wfrog tool, and as remote system, we're going to use a Google Docs spreadsheet.

The basics of functioning

In this project, our BeagleBone Black will collect the weather data through two sensors. But this time, instead of writing a dedicated software, we are going to use ready-made weather station software on our BeagleBone ...

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