A home automation server and framework for the raspberry pi running on node.js
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pimatic is a home automation framework that runs on node.js. It provides a common extensible platform for home control and automation tasks.

Read more at pimatic.org or visit the forum.

Join the chat at https://gitter.im/pimatic/pimatic


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Getting Started

Install instruction can be found on pimatic.org. If you need any help, ask at the forum.


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We promise, that pimatic will always be free to use and its code be open sourced.

Get Involved

pimatic is your opportunity to contribute to a growing OpenSource-Project.

Architecture Overview

| mobile-  | rest- | cron | homeduino | ... |  Plugins (Views, Device-/Preidcates-
| frontend | api   |      |           |     |  Action-Provider, Services)
| pimatic (framework)                       |  Framework
| rule   | device    | (core)     | (core)  |  Model
| system | schemata  | predicates | actions |
| node.js (non-blocking, async IO,          |  Low-Level Infrastructure
| event-loop, v8)                           |

Extensions and Hacking

The framework is built to be extendable by plugins. If you have devices that are currently not supported please add a plugin for your devices. As well, if you have nice ideas for plugins or need support for special devices you are welcome to create an issue or submit a patch.

For plugin development take a look at the development guide and plugin template.

Feel free to ask development questions at the plugin template repository.

Copyright / License

Copyright (C) 2014 Oliver Schneider <oliverschneider89+sweetpi@gmail.com>

pimatic is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

pimatic is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with pimatic.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.