What did you think of the release last Wednesday? A lot of cool things have been added! But there were also a lot of great projects shared this week from the community and we have selected the best for you. So here’s the 16th edition of the Home Assistant Community Highlights!
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You’re leaving home and oh dear! It turns out that one of your lights is on 💡 What if you then receive a notification with an option to switch off the light, without having to open the Home Assistant app first?
With the blueprint from vorion you can easily get started to create your own actionable notifications, give it a try. Read more about it on the community forum or install this automation in your instance with a click on the my button!
Long ago it was possible to read the alarms and timers from your Google Home in Home Assistant, due to a change in the API this was unfortunately no longer possible.
But thanks to a new custom integration from leikoilja, it’s now possible to integrate alarms or timers that you have set up on a Google Home device. For example, you could switch the lights automatically in the morning based on an alarm clock that you have set.
This week also a Lovelace dashboard and this time that of agneevX, the nice thing about this dashboard is that it’s designed from a mobile first principle. Which means that you make a design / dashboard for the smallest screen (mobile) and then work out step by step how it will look on a larger screen (desktop).
You can find all his code in this repository on Github.
Have you seen (or made) something awesome, interesting, unique, amazing, inspirational, unusual or funny, using Home Assistant?
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See you next edition!
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.home-assistant.io/blog/2021/04/09/community-highlights/