March 19, 2001
Interfacing the web to the real world
Author: JT Smith
Anonymous Reader writes "The Web has come a long way from static html pages linked together. We can now provide complete applications over the web that can do same thing as desktop application. But how do we interface the web to the real world? Well in this article I'm going to show you how to use the web to control electric devices around your office, room, or laboratory using a PC parallel port relay board and Linux/Apache/PHP. It even has some practical purposes allowing you to add a web interface to just about any device that uses electricity. So lets get started. Complete Story"