Getting started with circuits IO

If you are new to circuits io, register a new account here.

To obtain API key:
Login and Click My Account > Click View Profile > Copy the API Key

This part is optional for you to assign a project which intended to keep your devices organized with a related project.
Click
Projects > Go to Add new Project > Name your Project > Click Create Project.

Create a new device that will link to circuits io with a unique device id:
Click
Devices > Go to Add new Device> Name your Device > Click Add Device

In a device view, you can update the device location and link your device to a project.

 

Displaying live data plot.

Click Channels on the Navigator > Name your Channel and Select your Device > Click Create Channel

On My Channel > Find your Channel Name and Click View

Click Channel Settings

Name your Data ( i.e Temperature or Humidity etc)
Name your API data Reference (i.e temp or hum based on reference on your Arduino coding.
Select Display Mode (Plot, Gauge, Digit Number)
Click Save

To view a live data stream, Click View Channel options.

 

Remote Control

Click Controllers on the Navigator > Name your Controller and Select your Device > Click Save

On My Controllers > Find your Controller Name and Click View

Click Controller Settings

Name your Controller ( Switch 1, Switch 2, etc)
Name your API data Reference (i.e led1 or led2 based on reference on your Arduino coding.
Select Controller Type (ON/OFF button, Trigger button, Slider, Send Text)
Click Save

To start controlling your device remotely, Click View Controller options.

 

Arduino Sketch | updating live data points

This example is using DHT11 connected to pin 5 with API reference name temp and hum.
On the dashboard, you can choose any widgets for displaying the data sent from your device.
Change your wifi network credentials, API key and device id.

 

Arduino Sketch | Remote control and updating live data points

This example is using DHT11 connected to pin 5 with API reference name temp and hum.
It also has 2 leds connected to pin 2 and 4 with API reference name led1 and led2 using ON/OFF button widgets.
Change your wifi network credentials, API key and device id.

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