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URL controlled led strip animation Answered

Hi all,

I need some help with a diy led strip project

I have 3 led strips (WS2812), Arduino mega, and an Ethernet shield (W5100).

I want to mount the strips in our kitchen and control via a url.

Eg. demo would kick off one of the FastLED example animation.

My aim is to be able to choose different animations using urls sent via actiontiles (Samsung smartthings interface) and play a selected animation continuously until I select a different url.

I can get it to play once but I can’t get it to play something else when I click a different url.

I’m guessing my problem is my nested loops but I don’t have the skill or knowledge to be able to troubleshoot it.

I suspect The url is jumping to a continuous loop and never exits it to see if a different url is selected... At least that’s my theory

Anyone care to start me off with an example of how to achieve this ?

Arduino Mega,

Ethernet shield (WS5100)

Using FastLED.