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Friday 7th December 2012
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By Mangrove Mike

Over the last couple of weeks I have been writing a MQTT to COSM bridge. Unfortunately (I think because of COSM) it has only been staying up and running for a few hours at a time.

My original code is here:

 

 

Thanks for Mosquitto

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Thursday 1st December 2011
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By Mangrove Mike

I've just come across this great, updated, article  Sarah Wilson on tinned tuna http://www.sarahwilson.com.au/2010/04/which-tinned-tuna-should-i-buy/ . Interesting reading!

Also if you have any interest in sustainable seafood then you

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Thursday 19th May 2011
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By Mangrove Mike

I was about to un-plug the old Linux work-horse (being slowly replaced by sexy Mac Mini Server) and realised that I hadn't converted my Currentcost Envi to work on OSX.

I initially thought it would be pretty straight-forward but after a labourious and unusual CPAN update to my perl installation I hit a road block with talking to the Prolific

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Friday 30th July 2010
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By Mangrove Mike

The next step was to get the full message and then push up to a little ColdFusion XML consumer to put it all in a database structure.

Step 1:

Starting from the previous bash script I had to then grab the full message to POST up the ColdFusion website to process the data.

 

The bash script is something

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Thursday 1st July 2010
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By Mangrove Mike

The code below is the first attempt at getting my original CurrentCost Classic (or WattsClever) energy monitor connected to my only Fedora Core 5 box and updating the data to Pachube.

The Classic connected without any problems (although occasionaly would swap USB ports with my Davis Station connection(???).  

Use

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This original code was based upon the Gadget Man's code: http://martgadget.blogspot.com/2009/09/putting-your-watts-on-web.html

Posted by Mangrove Mike, 31/08/2010 9:59:01 am