Showing posts from June, 2020

My Scripts To Try Out The Mist API

I recently spent some time looking at the Mist API after completing some of their online training to learn more about their service offering. I experimented with a few Python scripts I created to understand how I could retrieve information about my mini "free AP" network. I dumped the scripts in to a GitHub repository so that others could take a look at them and either use them or analyze them and perhaps write scripts of their own. I started writing a "ReadMe" page about the scripts and how to use them. The page soon grew to be a lot more detailed than I originally indended, but ended up containing many of the lessions I had learned when trying to figure out how to use the API with Python scripts. You can see the full GitHub repository and the ReadMe at on my Git Hub site at : I've copy and pasted much of the content from the ReadMe below, as I thought it makes a pretty good blog article in its own right and there are pro

Wi-Fi For Beginners Podcast

I was recently invited to take part in the WLAN Pros Podcast for a short interview about my Wi-Fi For Beginners podcast series that I did a few years ago. Keith Parsons is looking at a number of resources for newcomers to the Wi-Fi industry and thought that my series might be a useful place for people to dip their toes in to the world of Wi-Fi. You can hear the podcast interview I did here: Don't forget, you can check out my podcast series via the following links: Wi-Fi For Beginners Site Wi-Fi For Beginners YouTube playlist