Website Down Alarm

If your website goes down, you want to be the first to know. Make it obvious when there’s a problem by hooking up a big alarm light to a Tessel, which will ping your website every few seconds to check for trouble.

Website Down Alarm

Light patterns

  • Continuously off: all is well
  • Continuously on: website being monitored is down
  • Two-second bursts (on or off): system error; monitoring isn’t working (reset the Tessel)

Materials

Tools

  • Screwdriver
  • Wire strippers (scissors work, if you’re careful)
  • Computer for programming

 

For more detail: Website Down Alarm

About The Author

Ibrar Ayyub

I am an experienced technical writer with a Master's degree in computer science from BZU Multan University. I have written for various industries, mainly home automation, and engineering. I have a clear and simple writing style and am skilled in using infographics and diagrams. I am a great researcher and is able to present information in a well-organized and logical manner.

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