Drew Alden
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Amazon Re:Invent "Dash" Button + AWS + IFTTT = InfiniButton!

Why make a button with a single function (a la Dash purchase) when you can make it do ANYTHING? Customizable online at any time via IFTTT!

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Amazon Re:Invent "Dash" Button + AWS + IFTTT = InfiniButton!

Things used in this project

Hardware components

AWS IoT Button
Amazon Web Services AWS IoT Button
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Software apps and online services

Maker service
IFTTT Maker service

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Code

index.js (AWSIoTButton Function)

JavaScript
Main function to forward AWS IoT Button presses to IFTTT via AWS Lambda.
AWS.config.update({region:'us-east-1'});
var IFTTTkey = "<YOUR KEY>";
var request = require('request');

//this is called when the AWS Button is pressed and event data is passed as well
exports.handler = function(event, context) {
    console.log("Received AWS Button event: " + event.clickType + ". Firing IFTTT Maker Trigger...");
    request('https://maker.ifttt.com/trigger/' + 'AWS-'+ buttonState + '/with/key/' + IFTTTkey, function (error, response, body) {
        console.log("Complete! Response: ", response.statusCode);
    }
)};

Credits

Drew Alden

Drew Alden

14 projects • 87 followers
Hackster Live Community Lead & 1st Ambassador (PHX), php, infosec, hardware hacking, iPhone jailbreaking, game/graphics/display tech.

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