[Learn] : How to setup the private server of App Inventor on QNAP

[Learn] : How to setup the private server of App Inventor on QNAP

This article is reproduced from CAVEDU education blog with permission.   App Inventor was originally  a sub-project from Google Lab, initiated by Google engineers and courageous users. It’s a completed  online Android programming environment, which uses the Blocks-based coding programs instead of complex codes. On January 1, 2012, Google Lab transfer this project to MIT Center for Mobile Learning for maintenance, and keep it free and open source.   It’s quite intuitive and convenient to develop a program from web browser via App Inventor. First, users need to design the UI/UX,…

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How to use Dashboard (After updating QIoT Suite Lite from v1.1.1 to v1.1.2) ?

How to use Dashboard (After updating QIoT Suite Lite from v1.1.1 to v1.1.2) ?

In this tutorial you will learn how to use new method “QBroker” node to import data to Dashboard after updating QIoT Suite Lite from v1.1.1 to v1.1.2. Users can choose to import  data from the Rule Engine “QBroker” node. There are two methods to use QBroker:  Importing data from thing resource or importing data from the rule engine:   Mwthod1. Importing data from thing resource Go to Dashboard Click “Edit” Add a new pane Click   and select widget type Enter information. In “Value” choose your thing resource (e.g., qiotsupported_<resource_name>) Click…

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How to use QIoT Suite Lite Historic Chart Widget of dashboard?

How to use QIoT Suite Lite Historic Chart Widget of dashboard?

In this tutorial, your will learn how to use QNAP QIoT Historic Chart Widget of dshboard. Add a QBroker node in Rule engine and set up data. Please refer to “How to use Dashboard (After updating QIoT Suite Lite from v1.1.1 to v1.1.2) ?“. Add a inject node and set up repeat time; add a QHistoricData node and set up parameters (See Figure 1, 2) then connect QHistoricData node (See Figure 3), inject node and Qbroker node together. As below: Go to Dashboard, add a QIoT Historic Chart widget and…

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How to use Jupyter Notebook via JupyterHub

How to use Jupyter Notebook via JupyterHub

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Jupyter Notebook via JupyterHub, and run an example code.   Step 1: Install JupyterHub and open the Notebook server JupyterHub can be installed from the QTS App Center. Launch and log in to JupyterHub. Click the switch from Off to “On” to start the Notebook server. The interface will appear as following: “Running”: Check started instances “Upload”: Upload local files to the server “New”: Open a new Notebook, terminal or folder “Admin”: Switch to the admin page (administrator accounts only) Sign…

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How to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS

How to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS

In this tutorial, you will learn how to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS. Install AWS Greengrass Go to the QTS App Center, find “AWS Greengrass”, and click “install”. Configuring AWS Greengrass on AWS IoT cloud To configure AWS Greengrass on AWS IoT, refer to : https://docs.aws.amazon.com/greengrass/latest/developerguide/gg-config.html  (*You do not need to  download the “Greengrass Core software”, as it is included in the AWS Greengrass app) Download AWS IoT root CA and rename it “root.ca.pem” Upload Greengrass Core CA, Cert and Key to AWS Greengrass Core application Open AWS Greengrass on your QNAP NAS. In “Greengrass settings…

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How to install openHAB and connect to a Z-wave device in QNAP Container Station

How to install openHAB and connect to a Z-wave device in QNAP Container Station

In this tutorial, you will learn how to install openHAB in QNAP Container Station and create a “Home automation” environment. There are two part of this tutorial: Basic installation Advanced installation – connect with a Z-wave device In Z-wave device, we take example by using “Aeotec Z-Stick Gen5”   Basic installation Create an “openHAB” container Open Container Station and click “Create” Search for “openHAB” Find the “openHAB” container and click “Install” Enter name for the container and click “Advanced Settings” In “Network”, configure the Port Forwarding setting In “Shared Folders”,…

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How to Backup QIoT Suite Lite?

How to Backup QIoT Suite Lite?

In this tutorial, you will learn three methods for backing up QIoT Suite Lite: Only Node-RED backup IoT Application backup (includes dashboard, rules, things) System-wide backup(advanced)   1. Only Node-RED backup Open QIoT Suite Lite and go to Rules. Choose the Rule to backup. Click Menu > Export > Clipboard Choose the style to backup. Click “Export to clipboard“. Log into the NAS account you want to import the QIoT Application Go to the IoT Application and go to the Rule. Click Menu > Import > Clipboard. Attach the nodes you have copied. Click “Import“. 2. IoT Application…

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How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTP?

How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTP?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTP. Refer to the following tutorial to learn how to connect different development boards to QioT Suite Lite: https://www.qnap.com/go/how-to/tutorial/qiot-suite-lite Refer to the following link to learn how to establish IoT Application and Things: https://www.qnap.com/go/how-to/tutorial/article/how-to-show-dht11-data-on-qiot-dashboard You can also consult the QNAP GitHub at https://github.com/qnap-dev/qnap-qiot-sdks Open IoT Applications to get HTTP settings Open your IoT Applications and go to your Things. Click the “Connect a Device” button. Choose “HTTP” and click “Next“. Click “Download JSON file“. The name of the file will be…

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How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTPS?

How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTPS?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTPS. Refer to the following tutorial to learn how to connect different development boards to QioT Suite Lite: https://www.qnap.com/go/how-to/tutorial/qiot-suite-lite Refer to the following link to learn how to establish IoT Application and Things: https://www.qnap.com/go/how-to/tutorial/article/how-to-show-dht11-data-on-qiot-dashboard You can also consult the QNAP GitHub at https://github.com/qnap-dev/qnap-qiot-sdks Open IoT Applications to get HTTPS settings Open your IoT Applications and go to your Things. Click the “Connect a Device” button. Choose “HTTPS” and click “Next“. Click “Download JSON file“. The name of the file will be…

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