Small overview of some other possibilities on how to use MQTT with Home Assistant / Arduino Ethernet Shield
Home assistant is an Open-source home automation platform operates based on Python 3. It is possible to control and monitor all of home appliances with simple settings. Home assistant recently supports MQTT and this posting provides source code and how to monitor changes of the brightness of photo resistor using Arduino and Ehternet Shield.
This posting is segmented into 3 Steps.
- Manual usage
- Python MQTT bindings
For more details, please refer to the next link.