Initial version 1.0.0 of node-canal has been released. The module interface the CANAL interface and make all dynamic link libraries available (some are here) that export this interface available to node.js developers.
CANAL (CAN Abstraction Layer) is used as level I drivers for the VSCP IoT framework.
Reshma Saujani of Girls Who Code explains why she always talks about legendary NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson to young girls: Johnson gave us a new perspective on our planet, a view of earth from space. And she gave us a new perspective on ourselves: on who we let in, who we allow to thrive, who we write into our history books.
I have just released the first version of node-red-contrib-socketcan to the public. This module makes it very easy to send and receive CAN messages in node-red.
Later this week a first version of node-red-contrib-vscp will be released that among other things have functionality to translate VSCP events to/from CAN frames. Upcoming is also node-red-contrib-canal that interface the VSCP CANAL interface and give the same simple CAN BUS handling on Windows as well.
Also this week the node-red-contrib-vscp-tcp will be release that makes it easy to send and receive events to/from a VSCP based host (hardware) or software interfaces like the VSCP daemon (and now the third party uvscpd) that export the VSCP tcp/ip link interface.
A new version of the package node-red-contrib-socketcan (1.0.1) was published at 2020-02-19T11:25:54.580Z from 184.108.40.206. The shasum of this package was f54b40b2741960cf177b4c8b37722a8f729a5f6e. For info visit https://www.npmjs.com/package/node-red-contrib-socketcan
A new version of the package node-vscp-tcp (1.0.6) was published at 2020-02-18T08:52:45.901Z from 220.127.116.11. The shasum of this package was d93a9d3c4e93793e732053bea4f62abea5c446f1.
A new version of the package node-vscp (1.0.17) was published at 2020-02-11T21:21:55.300Z from 18.104.22.168. The shasum of this package was 308df2dd04346c93c5c406cc002a620ce9943a1a.
As I understand it, what the Connected Home over IP (CHIP) alliance intend to do is to take parts of Apple HomeKit, Google Weave and DotDot (from Zigbee) and create a single unified royalty-free application layer protocol which will run over Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Thread networks using using IPv6.