Month: November 2016

November 2016 Updates

This month, scriptr.io’s team released several powerful new features including a complete panel of APIs that caters for all your persistence needs, the ability to install custom modules and the experimental data and API explorers. Persistence The persistence layer got a major upgrade and now provides a full-featured NoSQL database. While the basic structure of the document didn’t change, it got enriched with new field types (like geospatial), document and field level ACLs and simple sharding over multiple stores. On top of the added granular security, the document’s structural and data integrity is also guaranteed using schema validation. New...

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Deep Dive Into Scriptr.io-Powered IoT Dashboards and Visualizations

Scriptr.io has an expansive data visualization module powered by Google Charts. It makes producing visualizations incredibly convenient, and, like everything else on scriptr.io, all of your work is instantly deployed and ready to use as soon as its made. I’m going to walk you through how I made this demo of scriptr.io charts. I used traffic data collected by smart sensors in Aarhus, Denmark that monitored the number of vehicles that came by every 5 minutes and their average speed to make the visualizations. All five charts in the demo use the exact same data. This is one of the big advantages of the...

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Transit Mashups at the New Haven Hackathon

Last weekend, Scriptr.io sponsored the New Haven Hackathon! It was an event produced alongside the New Haven Parking Authority and held on the 2nd floor balcony overlooking New Haven’s historic Union Station, so the apps, data, and hacks were naturally all transit-centric. Why transit in New Haven, you might ask? New Haven is the second most populous city in the state of CT and one of the oldest cities in the country, so it has naturally gone through a lot of changes over the course of its history, and especially in the past few decades. It’s transit system, however,...

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