SparkFunPhant (community library)

Summary

Name Value
Name SparkFunPhant
Version 1.2.0
Installs 4896
License GPL v3
Author Jim Lindblom jim@sparkfun.com
URL https://github.com/sparkfun/sparkfun_phant_particle_library
Repository https://github.com/sparkfun/sparkfun_phant_particle_library.git
Download .tar.gz
All Versions 1.2.0, 1.1.1

A simple library for the Particle Photon that generates Phant posts, gets, deletes and more.

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SparkFun Phant Particle Library

A Phant library for the Particle Core and Photon.

About

This is a firmware library SparkFun's Phant data storage/stream service, implemented on data.sparkfun.com

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Repository Contents

  • /firmware - Source files for the library (.cpp, .h).
  • /firmware/examples - Example sketches for the library (.cpp). Run these from the Particle IDE.
  • spark.json - General library properties for the Particle library manager.

Example Usage

Create a Phant Stream

Visit data.sparkfun.com to create a Phant stream of your own. You'll be given public and private keys, don't lose them!

If you want to set up Phant on a server of your own, visit phant.io.

Include & Constructor

Make sure you include "SparkFun-Spark-Phant/SparkFun-Spark-Phant.h":

// Include the Phant library:

#include "SparkFun-Spark-Phant/SparkFun-Spark-Phant.h":

Then create a Phant object, which requires a server, public key and private key:

const char server[] = "data.sparkfun.com"; // Phant destination server const char publicKey[] = "DJjNowwjgxFR9ogvr45Q"; // Phant public key const char privateKey[] = "P4eKwGGek5tJVz9Ar84n"; // Phant private key Phant phant(server, publicKey, privateKey); // Create a Phant object

Adding Fields/Data

Before posting, update every field in the stream using the add([field], [value]) function. The [field] variable will always be a String (or const char array), [value] can be just about any basic data type -- int, byte, long, float, double, String, const char, etc.

For example:

phant.add("myByte", 127); phant.add("myInt", -42); phant.add("myString", "Hello, world"); phant.add("myFloat", 3.1415);

POSTing

After you've phant.add()'ed, you can call phant.post() to create a Phant POST string. phant.post() returns a string, which you can send straight to a print function.

Most of the time, you'll want to send your phant.post() string straight out of a TCPClient print. For example:

TCPClient client; if (client.connect(server, 80)) // Connect to the server { client.print(phant.post()); }

After calling phant.post() all of the field/value parameters are erased. You'll need to make all of your phant.add() calls before calling post again.

License Information

This product is open source!

Please review the LICENSE.md file for license information.

If you have any questions or concerns on licensing, please contact techsupport@sparkfun.com.

Distributed as-is; no warranty is given.

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