Discussion in 'LED Devices Support' started by PaulWebster, 3 May 2018.
Has anyone looked at adding LIFX support into Hyperion?
The protocol looks well documented so it doesn’t look too difficult.
I see that a while ago someone made a Kodi add-on for it.
What are your coding skills like ?
I don’t have a bulb or the time to do it myself, but happy to provide pointers to what’s needed
It is a long long time since I wrote anything substantial that required compiling but I'll take a look at how Philips Hue is done and see if I can do something similar with the LIFX LAN protocol
It’s like riding a bike isn’t it ?
Do it for Hyperion.ng - classic Hyperion is not the future.
Led drivers are here:
Recent pull request that highlights all the files that need editing:
Hi penfold tacking advantage of your comment, what language i need to know to programming hyperionng
C/C++ with some QT
How would one go about coding something like this?
I'm very entry level - I've written automation scripts/desktop macros/setup daily tasks on my Pi's etc.
I can understand basic Python. So I'm very honest about where I am.
However, I do have a desire to learn and this sounds like a good project to get started. I want to learn and I'd also like to use this thing and allow other people to.
Where would I get started pulling together the above linked info into something usable?
That's the cloud API. LIFX has a much faster UDP based LAN API, which is the route to pursue. There's a very nice python library already, but I've yet to find a decent C++ implementation, and don't have any experience working with the language.
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