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RE: Re: xAP Floorplan



Nice but the kitchen freezer seems a tad on the warm side!!   :o)



Dave.



From: ukha_d@xxxxxxx [mailto:ukha_d@xxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
turner228
Sent: 12 July 2010 15:13
To: ukha_d@xxxxxxx
Subject: [ukha_d] Re: xAP Floorplan





Nice Job Martyn!

KevinT

--- In ukha_d@xxxxxxx <mailto:ukha_d%40yahoogroups.com>
, "Martyn
Wendon" <martynwendon@...> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> Following the recent article on the Automated Home web site where I
divulged
> some of the details about my HA set-up ("Four Nodes"), I've
had several
> people ask me to give some more information about what I use to
control
all
> of the various aspects that make up the system, so I thought I'd reply
on
> the list as it may be of interest to others too.
>
> I'm a big fan of the xAP and xPL protocols, so nearly all of my
hardware
has
> been xAPped or xPLed in some shape or form and I use the excellent xAP
> Floorplan (http://www.mi4.biz) as the central control
application. I've
> been using Floorplan for many years and chose it over the likes of
HomeSeer,
> HouseBot, etc as it's written entirely with xAP in mind and has
therefore
> the broadest support of xAP Schemas. It also supports xPL in the form
of
> bridging / translation, plus James, the author, is remarkably
responsive
to
> the many "can you just....." emails I've sent him over the
years ;-)
>
> Anyway, xAP Floorplan is a remarkably capable application with a built
in
> scripting engine (based on VBScript), database support and web
interface
for
> "floorplan" maps and the ability to create your own custom
web pages and
> there's far too much functionality to comment on in this short
message,
but
> I'd recommend it to anybody to give it a try.
>
> I've uploaded a number of screen shots of the web interface to give an
idea
> of the level of integration that is possible, they should be pretty
> self-explanatory:
>
> http://www.aceshigh.net/xap/Loft.jpg
> http://www.aceshigh.net/xap/GroundFloor.jpg
> http://www.aceshigh.net/xap/Gardens.jpg
(note the popup showing ZoneMinder

> integration)
> http://www.aceshigh.net/xap/FirstFloor.jpg
> http://www.aceshigh.net/xap/Status.jpg
(example of a custom web page
showing
> current status information)
>
>
> Cheers,
>
> Martyn
>





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