3. Getting started with Blynk and the WiPyΒΆ

Blynk provides iOS and Android apps to control any hardware over the Internet or directly using Bluetooth. You can easily build graphic interfaces for all your projects by simply dragging and dropping widgets, right on your smartphone.

Before anything else, make sure that your WiPy is running the latest software, check OTA How-To for instructions.

  1. Get the Blynk library and put it in /flash/lib/ via FTP.

  2. Get the Blynk example for WiPy, edit the network settings, and afterwards upload it to /flash/ via FTP as well.

  3. Follow the instructions on each example to setup the Blynk dashboard on your smartphone or tablet.

  4. Give it a try, for instance:

    >>> execfile('sync_virtual.py')