Control more things

This section will explain how to create a dashboard to monitor the status of more things at the same time.

Before starting, you should know that:

  • we created 5 more things;
  • we are not done yet with MQTT.fx, and we will use it again to simulate the stoves;
  • for this specific example, we have been running 4 MQTT.fx instances in order to connect 4 things. The two remaining things will therefore be offline.

If you manage to recreate our scenario, you should be able to see the following situation for the thing list, restricted to the Wood Stove thing family: