Exposing Home Assistant to the world

This is the second post in a series of posts about Home Assistant and Alexa. In my previous post - Home Automation with Home Assistant and Alexa I discussed how to wire up your Raspberry Pi with the open source IOT platform Home Assistant to work with Alexa. This post will cover: Upgrading Hass.io to take advantage of the new ADD-ON STORE Adding DNS and port forwarding to make Home Assistant publicly accessible Upgrade Hass.io Visit the Hassio Installation site to download the current Hass.io image. Once you flash the image onto your micro sd (from your computer) and boot up your Pi, it can take up to 20 minutes to get rocking. After a successful boot,…