Monitor home energy with AMEE

Create an energy monitor using XML, Ruby, Rails, and Ajax

From the developerWorks archives

James Smith

Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: September 29, 2009

Electricity is invisible. To understand how people use it, you need to make it visible. This tutorial will show you how easy it is to build a Web-based energy monitoring system yourself, using a Current Cost real-time energy monitor and AMEE, a neutral Web-based API for energy data, combined with some XML, Ruby, Rails, and Ajax.

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