[Coming Soon] ElectricKiwi.co.nz Android App


My next project will be writing a simple Android App to allow updating the ElectricKiwi Hour of Power easily from your Android smartphone.

It will simply store your login credentials.
I will use some basic Java encryption so the app stores the encrypted password (not plain text).
It then will unencrypt and send to ElectricKiwi via HTTPS when logging in.

They do not provide an API so it will be done the "old fashion way".
It will scrape your currently set hour and allow changing to a new hour.
It will also have option to send a reminder notification when your hour is about to begin.

Future versions may include scheduling different hours for different days.
eg. 2pm in weekends, 9pm during the week.


I have no experience with the Playstore app submission process, so will be a good learning experience.

I'm not sure if anyone will actually use it, but it will be handy for my partner and I.

This post will be updated when it is released.

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