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My name is Todd and I'm a Hacker/Maker (Hardware/Software) of SmartThings. I saw the podcast last night which pointed me here, so I though I'd stop by and help get things rolling.


My twitter handle is @wackware, and my email is twack.....at.....wackware...dot...net.


I'll stop by here as often as I can. but you'll typically find me on the smartthings forums for sure. I'm looking forward to helping you guys out as much as I can. "Let's get this party started!" as they say.


Happy Hacking!


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At first I was going to ask what software or hardware you have developed but a quick Google foo and it quickly takes me to your Switch with Me and Dim with Me Apps.


Have you done any hardware for SmartThings?  Just curious.


I am somewhat of a hacker having played around with various microcontrollers including PICs, an Arduino and a Raspberry PI.  Used to mess around with X10 devices.  Decided to try SmartThings after Kevin (on the podcast with Dave) kept posting about it.


Welcome to the HAForums!

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Hey thanks for the welcome.


I have done a couple of Arduino/SmartThings Shield projects, yes. Garage door controller, sprinkler controller, parking spotter and some others. I'd like to do more (numerous in-brain projects) though.


Mainly been doing some app and device stuff lately though. You should see them in the SmartThings Labs soon. We're waiting on a hub firmware update to roll out.



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Welcome Twack! Nice Surface mention there!  I look forward to growing this forum with you guys.  I know the SmartThings forum is good but I'm hoping to create and awesome community here for not only SmartThings fans but for other platforms as well.  You guys dropped a whole lot of platform names, Arduino, pi, etc, and I hope we can host it all!  I can't wait to try it all too!

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