Simulate a philips hue bridge light system
npm install hue-simulator
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A node.js based simulator for the Philips Hue API
As I started development of hueJS before getting my Hue starter kit, i needed to test my code with a simulated bridge.
sudo npm install -g hue-simulator
It should be installed globally by default, so you can start the simulator via command line, but to be sure we are adding the
Start the simulator via command line:
Sudo is necessary because we want to listen on port 80.
Like a real bridge, you have a webinterface where you can enter commands. After starting the simulator, simply navigate your browser to the IP of the simulator. In the list on the left, you have predefined commands, so you don't always have to look up the correct URL and write the whole JSON-body of the message. Click on a button, and the command-form is filled with dummy data for this kind of command.
GET /linkbutton will enable user registration for 30 seconds. By default, a user named "newdeveloper" is whitelisted. Registered users and state of the simulator will be lost when restarting. So you always have a "fresh" system.
At the moment, all routes from the hue API are available, except schedules.