The Hubitat Journey Continues – WebCoRE

The continuing saga of Local Processing - WebCoRE  In my post yesterday I described the initial migration steps from SmartThings' (ST) cloud based home automation to Hubitat's local processing solution. I am extremely impressed with the speed of Hubitat Elevation's (HE) automations, and the depth of integrations they already provide, and continue to develop. Another benefit is the depth of the…

Home Automation Solution Mapping

Home Automation, or has my house become self-aware? SkyNet Be Damned! I've been playing around with Home Automation and SmartHome IoT technology for a couple of months and went searching for a way to map out all the connections, dependencies and devices in the house. I tripped across SmartHomeDB on my twitter feed and gave it a shot. Understanding which…

Image Optimization – ShortPixel for WordPress

ShortPixel - (Image) Size Does Matter The majority of this website is related to my photography obsession hobby. I've always walked a fine line on image optimization - trying to get the smallest images with the best quality and retain the EXIF/Metadata of the images. Until recently, I have been using a mix of  EWWW Image Optimizer and mod_pagespeed (MPS) to compress the…