For a while I had a standard "Dummy" widget in HABpanel, but that didn't look very nice, was very standard, and the different icons for different states don't really work. When I started integrating another Raspberry Pi with a touch screen (blog post to come), I refreshed the HABpanel, added another dashboard, and along the way I wrote a new "Template" widget for the washing machine and the dryer.
This project had a number of small goals:
- Make the headline (the name) bigger - in the dummy it seems to be hardcoded, and very small
- Use the proper icon for every Item state (running, finished, standby)
- Change the background color of the widget according to the state of the Item
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