Uploading software to your new creation

Once you created the Candle controller, you will now have access to the Candle manager. It allows you to easily upload software to the new Candle devices you may put together.

1. Open the Candle Manager

A‌fter install the Candle Manager add-on, reload the web page. It should now show up as an option in the main menu. 

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1. Plug in your new creation
‌ It will be detected automatically.

If the target device is already plugged in, unplug it, wait a few seconds, and plug it back in.

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2. Select which device you made
Click on the desired type

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3. Personalise settings
Some devices have options

Read the description, and change the settings to your liking. Once done, click "next". This will generate the actual programming code, which will include your preferences. It will also automatically include your encryption password. Click next.

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4. Wait patiently
This can take a minute or two.

The code is now being uploaded to your new creation. Once the upload is complete, you will automatically be taken to the next step.


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5. Check the output of your new device
It will take a few seconds for messages to appear.‌ 

O‌nce the upload is complete you will be given a glimpse into what the device is thinking and doing. If if finds an issue it will tell you about it. Click next if it looks like the device is working ok.

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6. Done
You have programmed your device. 

If you encountered an issue you can try to fix it and restart the process.

7. Add your new thing

You can now go back to the 'things' overview page, and add the device there by clicking on the (+) button.