Background This quick tutorial will show you how you can control a Blink(1) device. The device could be plugged in to the local computer, or it might be on the same (or remote) network – so long as you can access the computer via TCP, you should be ok. The tutorial is based around usingRead more about Fun Stuff: Controlling a Blink(1) with blinkserver[…]
More stability, new icons, some finishing touches, and even a new event log service going into Beta 1!
Sandstorm is an RSS feed reader which notifies you when the latest post in a feed changes. Read more here.
eventlogd is a simple Command Line daemon that monitors changes in the local computer’s Application, System and Security logs and forwards new events to Snarl. Read more and download here.
Alpha 7 is now available via the Downloads link. It’s a massive release with a new admin console look, new features and new extensions and services (previously known as redirects). We’ll be posting some tutorials that show off the new features over the coming weeks…
I’m currently working on subscriptions and it’s given me a chance to finally firm up how this will work (as the SNP 3.0 specification is vague on it). A subscription request takes the form: subscribe?[filter][subscriber][password] Filter is an optional list of application signatures to subscribe to, with the default being all if it’s not supplied.Read more about Forwarding […]
R5.0 is seriously taking shape – thanks in no small way to just how easy it is to create complex applications in C#! Just some of what’s currently in and working: Transports: Not yet, but you’ll soon be able to roll your own network transports to go along with the various built-in ones. And, soRead more about Massive R5.0 Update![…]
Extensions development is now underway. Extensions have been a part of Snarl since the very early days and have developed a lot over time. R5.0 takes a slightly different approach (Snarl registers them based on the information they provide) but the general concept is the same. Some screenshots:
Snarl R5.0 will support all variations of SNP, and I’ve taken the opportunity to refresh the various documentation that covers the different versions. First up is SNP 1 here: http://snarl.fullphat.net/content/developers/snarl-network-protocol-snp/snp-1-1/ You can also read up on the basics of SNP here: http://snarl.fullphat.net/content/developers/snarl-network-protocol-snp/
Things are progressing well. I have a test bed system that creates the message handling window and processes requests sent to Snarl. So far ‘register’ and ‘unregister’ allow the most basic functionality but already they support advanced features such as base64 encoded icons! The web admin server is up and running as well. It’s httpRead more about R5.0 update[…]