Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
XP is just a number
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Perl of the Future

by thraxil (Prior)
on Dec 02, 2003 at 16:29 UTC ( #311675=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl of the Future

you can control this stuff with Perl!

the BottleRocket library for controlling X10 equipment includes a perl module wrapper.

if X10 weren't such an annoying company (pop-up adds, spy camera adds of a dubious nature, pushy sales tactics, general sliminess, etc), i'd be all over this stuff.


Comment on Re: Perl of the Future
Re: Re: Perl of the Future
by bassplayer (Monsignor) on Dec 02, 2003 at 16:41 UTC
    Thanks. ybiC was kind enough to point me to this as well. It is cool to see this stuff around. I agree about the shadiness of X10, especially the spy-cam ads of inevitably sexual nature. I actually used to have a bunch of their modules back around 1988, and I controlled them with my Macintosh 512k. All very automated, but I didn't write a line of code. I was mainly hoping to foster fun and imaginative answers with this node, such as Abigail-II's. For me, I'd have my fridge detect low beer counts and food near the spoiling point. Perhaps have a bio-scanner to detect when I need another beer or some coffee...

    bassplayer

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://311675]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others lurking in the Monastery: (5)
As of 2014-12-29 03:32 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    Is guessing a good strategy for surviving in the IT business?





    Results (184 votes), past polls