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posted 2018-10-06 12:40:06 +0200

First app: Netatmo thermostat control?

I just got a Netatmo home heating thermostat. They also make a home weather station and other gear.

It has an Android app whichworks OK on Alien. It's pretty simple: you can set the temperature or change programme times remotely.

They have some APIs: https://dev.netatmo.com/en-US/resources/technical/samplessdks There is no Sailfish SDK (surprise) but there are Python snippits and ISTR reading that the you can write Sailfish apps in Python - though I don't know if anybody does. I can cobble together Python (I learned programming before the advent of OO) but don't know C. I've played with QT creator on Linux and I loaded up the SDK when I got my Jolla C but never used it for anything.

So I have a question for you app devevopers. Does this look feasible as a first app? Does the Sailfish SDK really work with Python? Are there limitations - eg is Flask available? What issues might I expect?

Someone said elsewhere that if you need an Android app then use Android. This is an example of an app I absolutely need.

First app: Netatmo thermostat control?

I just got a Netatmo home heating thermostat. They also make a home weather station and other gear.

It has an Android app whichworks OK on Alien. It's pretty simple: you can set the temperature or change programme times remotely.

They have some APIs: https://dev.netatmo.com/en-US/resources/technical/samplessdks There is no Sailfish SDK (surprise) but there are Python snippits and ISTR reading that the you can write Sailfish apps in Python - though I don't know if anybody does. I can cobble together Python (I learned programming before the advent of OO) but don't know C. I've played with QT creator on Linux and I loaded up the SDK when I got my Jolla C but never used it for anything.

So I have a question for you app devevopers. Does this look feasible as a first app? Does the Sailfish SDK really work with Python? Are there limitations - eg is Flask available? What issues might I expect?

Someone said elsewhere that if you need an Android app then use Android. This is an example of an app I absolutely need.

First app: Netatmo thermostat control?

I just got a Netatmo home heating thermostat. They also make a home weather station and other gear.

It has an Android app whichworks OK on Alien. It's pretty simple: you can set the temperature or change programme times remotely.

They have some APIs: https://dev.netatmo.com/en-US/resources/technical/samplessdks There is no Sailfish SDK (surprise) but there are Python snippits and ISTR reading that the you can write Sailfish apps in Python - though I don't know if anybody does. I can cobble together Python (I learned programming before the advent of OO) but don't know C. I've played with QT creator on Linux and I loaded up the SDK when I got my Jolla C but never used it for anything.

So I have a question for you app devevopers. Does this look feasible as a first app? Does the Sailfish SDK really work with Python? Are there limitations - eg is Flask available? What issues might I expect?

Someone said elsewhere that if you need an Android app then use Android. This is an example of an app I absolutely need.

Edited to add: Thanks to all. I think I can do this. I'll close the question and maybe reopen it if I get stuck. It's take some months before I have time to do it - just moved house!