In this talk I am going to show you how over the course of just a few evenings I managed to feed live data from my solar installation into Plasma’s System Monitor.
How cool is that? You can have both CPU load and photovoltaic energy production side-by-side!
It’s a perfect example of how simple it is for a project hosted outside of KDE to make use of their libraries and how versatile and high-quality they are.
While this project is nowhere near a fully integrated Smart Home solution, it’s here to serve as an inspiration for the KDE Community of what lies out there beyond localhost.
Kai Uwe has been a KDE contributor for more than ten years and is the creator of unparalleled tech, such as Plasma Browser Integration.