REST API on a Pi, Part 2: control your GPIO I/O ports over the internet
One of the most useful reasons for providing your Raspberry Pi with a REST API is to expose its input and output ports via the Internet for remote monitoring and control. This will allow you to control your RPi’s inputs and outputs from the browser on any smartphone or PC wherever you are in the world.
So now we will do just this, extending our REST API implementation from part 1 to read and display digital input ports.
a Raspberry PI NFC Reader
Coming soon – how I built an NFC card reader on the Raspberry Pi with a web dashboard displaying NFC events detected in real time…