YAPC::NA 2007

June 25-27, Houston, TX

Home Automation with Perl and X10

Home Automation with Perl and X10

By Mike Schilli
Date: Monday, June 25, 2007 04:30 PM
Duration: 20 minutes

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Looking for a plant watering system that checks with the weather service before turning on the pump? Or a way to switch on your living room lights via Gaim over the Internet? Hard-reboot your buggy router every week?

With Perl and cheap X10 hardware, it's easy to come up customized home automation solutions. This talk presents a few examples from a somewhat unusual household.