I have a Nest thermostat at home and am trying to develop my coding skills, so I figured I would give the thier API a whirl. If you can think of cool things you want out of this plugin, leave a comment below, and I'll add it to the list of things to put in later versions! If you find anything that isn't working quite as you had expected, LET ME KNOW! I'm here to improve this plugin.
If you're new to EventGhost, I've tried to make setup of this plugin as easy as possible for you! Simply download the .ZIP file below, navigate to C:\Program Files\EventGhost\plugins\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\EventGhost\plugins .... and then extract the file to this folder! Simple as that, open up EventGhost and add the plugin. It will be under the "External Equipment" tab as "Nest Thermostat".
You will need the pyCurl librabry in order for this to run.
WHL files can be installed on Windows via pip install [filename.whl]
If pip is not installed, this page can help:
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4750 ... on-windows
Current Version v1.2.0 (11/24/2015):
On your initial setup of this plugin, I will direct you to the Nest webpage so you can authorize my access to your device. This is required for purposes of any third party plugin that wants to modify your information. Much like the "Sign in with Google" features you often see on websites. ** None of your account information is ever seen by me, and I encourage you never to share such information with someone that is not an official Nest employee. **
- Supports only Nest Thermostat device (so far!)
- Get Stats
- Adjust Temperature
- Adjust Temperature in Heat-Cool mode
== Set temperature to specific degree
== Adjust temperature by 1-5 degrees UP/DOWN
- Adjust AWAY mode to HOME/AWAY
- Adjust HVAC State [Cool, Heat, Heat-Cool]
*All actions above output their JSON response an EG global variable for a manipulation (eg for EG-based UI? OSD? etc)
- Move away from REST to REST STREAMING and/or Firebase
- Download the most recent version (Low Priority)
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#Change Log --- CURRENT VERSION 1.2.0 #==================\ #1.2.0 - 2015/11/28\ #==================\ # Added: # - Controls to allow the user to modify the state in which the HVAC is in # # Bugfixes: # - AdjustTemp now works more appropriately #==================\ #==================\ #1.1.0 - 2015/11/24\ #==================\ # Added: # - Controls to allow the user to +/- temp if hvac mode == 'heat-cool' # - Controls to allow the user to put the Nest into AWAY or HOME mode # # Bugfixes: # - Disable TEST/OK/APPLY during invalid ConfigPanel states # - Fixed EG crashing when trying to edit a CURRENT STATS action #==================\ #==================\ #1.0.0 - 2015/11/20\ #==================\ # Initial Release! # Features: # - Supports Nest Thermostat device # - Get Stats (w/ output to EG global) # - Adjust Temperature (w/ output to EG global) # == Set temperature to specific degree # == Adjust temperature by 1-5 degrees UP/DOWN #==================\
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