Workaround for Scripting Youtube on Chromecast

To my knowledge, no unofficial APIs for Chromecast can play Youtube videos like the app does. However, streaming local media still works. The current solution is to pipe the video from youtube-dl: youtube-dl -o - https://youtu.be/dQw4w9WgXcQ | castnow - This specific workaround uses youtube-dl and castnow.

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[July 2017] Setting up Lua / MicroPython for the NodeMCU ESP8266

While hopping on the NodeMCU bandwagon, I couldn't find any good, up to date guides on setting up the Lua environment on these little chips. If you're reading this, I'll assume you already know how neat these little things are and that you're just here to get started. I successfully got this working on my … Continue reading [July 2017] Setting up Lua / MicroPython for the NodeMCU ESP8266