One thing that’s been on my list for a while was cleaning up this Remote Wake/Sleep-On-LAN server (RWSOLS) with properly signed HTTPS certificates, and an automatic setup script. Now, I’ve done exactly that, and it’s in a state that’s ready to share. Here are some of the changes:
Adds an automated installer script that takes out all of the guesswork.
Tested and working on the latest versions of Raspberry Pi OS Lite, Apache, and PHP.
Adds full support for signed, Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates with automatic setup.
Improves security of password hashing approach.
Simplifies configuration of dynamic DNS updating functionality and supports ddclient installed on the same Raspberry Pi.
So, if you’re up for it (especially if you already use the previous version of my RWSOLS software) consider heading over to the v3_beta branch on my GitHub repo, try out the new installer script, and let me know what you think by opening a GitHub issue for any problems you find! The GitHub wiki provides updated instructions for new installation flow.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.