Home Assistant is an alternative to openHAB. Home Assistant is python/yaml based and quite nerdy to setup. Also, several devices support are quite wierd and not well-fuctioning in my opinion.

After a short test, I left Home Assistant in favor of openHAB



Home Assistant can be executed on several types of hardware (Laptop, NAS', Reapbeery PIs) and methods (Native, Docker, HASS Image), I do prefer Docker:

Home Assistant on Docker

Home Assistant Tips'n'Tricks

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