Ability to name playbooks beyond #1, #2 (or use an alias) and add some info or location description, like Beach House...
My thoughts on this is that I do want to have a standardized master name for playbooks as we have it now so that it doesn't become too messy when just browsing through playbooks, however an add-on alias makes sense and I'll be adding this to our TO-DOs.
I have not been able to delete playbooks created by mistake, so I will use them to test setups. But it definitely should be possible to delete and/or hide playbooks.
Valid point and will add to TO-DOs.
Having "Revisions" within the playbook would be a very cool feature so you can see how a smart home evolves, but it is a more difficult thing to do. Maybe a different button named "save as a revision" alongside "save this playbook" button.
Indeed a bit tricky and I think only a very small % of users would truly use this functionality. A direction I am planning to go in with Playbook is to be able to eventually 'control' your setup via the Playbook. For a better understanding, I am thinking of something like this:
Your thoughts on the above are highly appreciated.
When you save a playbook the message displayed is "Hi Borja, your personal playbook has been successfully saved! Welcome to the SmartHomeDB Community." I am already registered, so the welcome part could be changed to "Thanks for contributing to the SmartHome DB Community"
Yes, was aware but good that you're pointing it out
Putting it properly on our TO-DOs now.
In the playbook's software section you can't pick any specific software besides default one (or maybe I don't know how to).
Correct, so far we've done this on purpose. Setting up a 'mainstream smart home' at the moment is already relatively difficult, so for new users we don't want to further confuse them with multi-app options (for the time-being).
There are lots of apps created to add features (Hue ecosystem is a great example) and others that allow you to control your whole smart home from a single app no matter how complex it is (Indigo). I have seen an "Apps" section similar to "Products" that keeps a list of them. Perhaps you could add something with the same map system with compatibilities between apps.
Yes, I am taking these 'all-in-one apps' into account and I believe over time we'll also be properly covering their compatibilities. I believe we're both talking about Apps such as Stringify and Yonomi:
Covering these apps properly is at the moment for us a low priority as we first want to make the upgrade process for mainstream consumers as simple as possible, thereby sticking only with the 'default apps' as priority focus.
Thank you for your valuable input, would love to keep receiving your feedback as we further improve the platform