Introduction: Use IFTTT From a Raspberry Pi Without Technical Knowledge Using NodeRED
This Instructable was made in order to provide a simple way to use IFTTT's Maker channel (www.IFTTT.com) on a Raspberry Pi.
Step 1: A Simple Flow
Here is the simple flow we will build with the graphical editor.
It just sends a value to IFTTT.
Additionally, it shows that it is as easy to send data from a ZWave motion sensor to IFTTT.
Step 2: Download and Install the Pi SDCard
Step 3: Access the Visual Editor
Use your web browser to access the visual editor using the network name you gave in the setup process
Step 4: Install NodeRED Nodes
Click the right menu in the Node-RED web page.
Choose "Manage Palette" then "Install". Type "ttb-ifttt" in the edit box and click the OK button. Wait for the install.
Step 5: Build a Simple Flow
We will build a simple flow with the IFTTT node.
Step 6: Edit the Node
You will have to choose a name for your event.
Also you should get the key from the IFTTT web site (see here to learn how to get the key).
Step 8: Deploy and Test
Just hit the deploy button and now, by clicking the Go button you can switch the LED on and off.