Mike is correct. If you have moved the data from the Arduino to the Raspberry Pi, then all the data is on the Raspberry Pi. Then you only need RasPiConnect. That can be fairly complex to do (moving data form the Arduino to a Raspberry Pi) so keep that in mind.
Take a look at the Tutorial on the www.milocreek.com/wiki or the Tutorial in theMagPi.com, or the tutorials on switchdoc.com
All your programming on the RasPiConnect should be in Local.py as Mike has pointed out.
Thanks Mike and BP for your replies, but BP I would really appreciate if you could answer some of my questions rather than continue to point me to your Wiki or "tutorials" that are nothing more than other people's projects. I am starting to think that I just wasted $18, and if that's the case, so be it.
To restate what I have already said, the Arduino is printing a text string to the serial port with data from about 8 sensors so far (6 analog, 2 digital). That string is read by the RasPi and parsed so we have useful data and now have a "dashboard" that will give me RPMs, and 3 battery bank voltages, all in java coding with a nice GUI and working well. That said, I am still hopeful that RasPiConnect can be useful for what I want, so I continue to try, not to mention that I already spent my $$.
Will it be easier if i get the data directly from the Arduino rather than through RasPi? I am open to suggestions. In the end, what I want is a simple, flexible system. I have gone through the Wiki and the tutorials and it is not easy. Maybe I am too dumb for this, but user friendly, this is not. I also find it interesting that those expressing the same frustrations, except for Mike, have not posted in a a year. I guess they are gone.
You seem to have a good product, but your support leaves a lot to be desired. To have to wait two days for a vague response is not what I am used to, nor what I expect from what is, in Apple app terms, a very expensive one.
Ouch! I actually thought I had answered your question. Let me try again. It is easier to get the data from the Raspberry Pi, but only because a Pi has a lot more resources than an Arduino. You haven't said what kind of Arduino you are running on, but they are all pretty limited in RAM.
So, you have verified you have the Data on the Raspberry Pi?
If you are on your Raspberry Pi, then the first thing to do is verify that RasPiConnect has a connection with your Raspberry Pi. I'm not going to point you to the Wiki again, but I am going to reproduce the process of verification. Assuming you have completed the process of setting up the RasPiConnectServer on your Raspberry Pi.
To test that your RasPiConnectServer is running correctly, do one of the following: On your Raspberry Pi, type into a web browser: port number>/Version
example: OR On another computer (on the same local network), type into a web browser IP Address>:<Your port number>/Version
example: 192.168.1.130:9600/Version To find out your local IP number type: ifconfig If you see "RasPiConnectServer Version X.Y", then you are successfully running the RasPiConnectServer
Testing the RasPiConnect App
1) Make sure you are running the RasPiConnectServer and it passes the above test 2) Go to the Settings Tab on the RasPiConnect App and make sure that the Username and Password match the Username and Password in the RasPiConnectServer 3) Add a System URL pointing to your Raspberry Pi (including port number), making sure you append the "raspi" to the end ( example: raspberry.example.com:9600/raspi ) --- WATCH OUT FOR ADDED SPACES! 4) Go to the Settings Tab -> Server Report The line corresponding to your Raspberry Pi should have a green LED indicating a connection was successful 5) On the initial Demo page, go to the Panel Setup Tab and change the "Server Status" control to point to your added System URL 6) Hit Refresh on the Control Panel Tab and your indicator should change to Green.
Now, if you still are having problems, tell me exactly what you are doing and what is failing, and I'll make sure that we deal with the issue. But I need specifics!
Send me what your screen is saying, post your Local.py file and your configuration file (removing any external IP and/or passwords).
Hi Milocreek, i bought your application on Apple app store and developing a programme. However I can't access your www.milocreek.com/wiki/, it's often dis-connected (I rarely entered the site, but usually no.) Can I get pdf documentation?