How to get started with Blynk

Excuse me in poor English.

Are the libraries installed when using the new Blynk app listed below?

Are the commands to install the library below?

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt install wiringpi
pi@raspberrypi:~ $ git clone
pi@raspberrypi:~ $ cd blynk-library/linux
pi@raspberrypi:~/blynk-library/linux $ make clean all target=raspberry

If there is a site that has a set up on how to set up a new Blynk server, I would like to know.

WiringPi has been deprecated for several years now.

If you really have to use a Pi as your client device (a very bad choice in my opinion) then you’ll need to use Python of NodeJS, but I’m not sure if those libraries have been updated to work with Blynk IoT.

Another alternative is to use Node-Red and the Blynk plug-in for Node-Red.


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Thank you for reply.
I have another question.

I have installed Node-red and the Blynk plugin.
But when I start node-red, I don’t see Blynk’s node.
No error at startup.

Nice to meet you.

Did you install “node-red-contrib-blynk-iot”?
Did you do this via Palette Manager?

If so then you should see these nodes when you scroll down:


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thank you for your reply.

I made a mistake.
I have installed “node-red-contrib-blynk-ws”.
Install “node-red-contrib-blynk-iot” again.

When I installed “node-red-contrib-blynk-ws”,
the node was not displayed.

Is there anything else I should do to install the plugin? (Move directory, etc.)

No, simply installing it from the Palette Manager should be all you need to do. Are the Blynk IoT nodes now appearing when you scroll down the left hand side, or type “Blynk” in the “Filter Nodes” box?