Frequently asked questions about the NETIO range of power switches.
What is Lua?
Lua is an easy to use and learn scripting language that has proven to be a particularly popular way to add scripting to applications. The NETIO 4C power switch can be extended using Lua scripts and the unit includes a script editor implemented inside the web based interface of the switch.
What is MQTT?
Message Queuing Telemetry Transport or just MQTT is a ISO standard (ISO/IEC PRF 20922) publish-subscribe-based messaging protocol. It works on top of the TCP/IP protocol. It is designed for connections with remote locations where a "small code footprint" is required or the network bandwidth is limited.