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How can I connect the Raspberry Pi to IFTTT without using webhooks?

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:26 am
by Fonix42
I know you could use webhooks if the RPI is publicly accessible, but I would like to avoid that. My objective would be asking google assistant to turn on a GPIO pin, then that info magically transferring to the Pi and it running a python script. Any way to do this?

Re: How can I connect the Raspberry Pi to IFTTT without using webhooks?

Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:14 am
by topguy
Is that "google assistant" running on the Pi or not ?

You could use "dweet.io" as a middleman.. but then there has to be a script running all the time to watch for "dweets" with instructions.
Also this can take several seconds...

similar example:
https://hackaday.io/project/12714-ifttt ... d-a-router