node-red-contrib-globalcache 0.4.0

Global Cache (iTach & iTach Flex) for node-red

npm install node-red-contrib-globalcache

Description

Global Cache (iTach & iTach flex) nodes for node-red.

iTach protocol documentation: http://www.globalcache.com/files/docs/API-iTach.pdf

Install via NPM

From inside your node-red directory:

npm install node-red-contrib-globalcache

What's inside?

It includes three nodes:

  1. globalcache-controller : a unique CONFIG node that holds connection configuration for GlobalCache and will acts as the encapsulator for GlobalCache access. As a node-red 'config' node, it cannot be added to a graph, but it acts as a singleton object that gets created in the the background when you add an 'gc' or 'gc-device' node and configure it accordingly.

  2. globalcache-out : GlobalCache output node that can send GlobalCache, so it can be used with function blocks.

  3. globalcache-in: GlobalCache listener node, who emits flow messages based on activity on the GlobalCache bus. Not working in v0.2.0.

Message for GlobalCache output node contains fields:

  • payload - (REQUIRED) must be JavaScript object or a string, an example:

    {  
     "serial":"setstate,1:1,1"
    }
    

    or

    setstate,1:1,1
    

    If one specify three parameters: unit_number, output and command, than all incoming string commands will be transformed into GlobalCache packet: [command],[unit_number]:[output],[command]

  • format - must be equal ccf or hexfor IR Commands

  • justnow - should contain true for commands that shoulds be executed just now (without Queue of commands)

Right now it not tested in all directions, working with IP2CC and WF2IR.

Usage

According to official documentation: http://nodered.org/docs/getting-started/adding-nodes.html

License

Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

##TODO

Implement autodiscovery by Beacon and arp tables

Node Info

Version: 0.4.0
Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
License: CC-BY-NC-SA-4.0

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Nodes

  • globalcache-controller
  • globalcache-out
  • globalcache-in

Keywords

  • node-red
  • gc
  • global cache
  • Global Caché
  • itach
  • globalcache

Maintainers

  • aborovsky

Contributors

  • Alexander Borovsky