Being able to post from Node Red to Micropub-enabled endpoints enables quite a few possibilities. The version I'm working on now allows you to send just a string as a payload, which will used a content value.
I just released my first Node RED package. It uses @grantcodes micropub helper and can post messages to micropub blogs.
Testing from Node RED

Add notch on Nokia 8.1

On some Nokia 8.1's the notch is hidden. But worse the settings for showing or hiding is also hidden. I found a post on the Nokia forum where it shows how you can open the settings with Automate. I don't have that app, but I do have Tasker. I could add a task that sends an Intent to open the settings. This is it:

Send Intent:
  Package: com.android.settings
  Class: com.android.settings.Settings$NotchSettingsActivity
  Type: Activity

OpenTherm gateway

Yesterday I received the parts for the opentherm gateway. It's a small board that lets me connect the heater and thermostat to my network. With this I should be able to control the heater and thermostat and read the temperature with Home Assistant. Today I soldered the kit and flashed the NodeMCU that connects the board to the wifi network. It already works standalone and I can read the values through the network. Now I only need to connect the board with the heater and thermostat.
I had a problem, where my site couldn't authorize with Twitter. Because of the lack of error messages in this part of the site, I couldn't what the problem was. So I added logging of error messages. The url of my website wasn't registered as a callback for Twitter. I added the url in the Twitter developer dashboard for my app and now the Twitter integration works again.
With the latest version of my reader I can follow feeds from other feeds. Ekster supports the search command with the url of a website. It suggests available feeds from that website. My reader shows preview and follow buttons and a way to select the channel I want to add the feed to. This lets me follow websites based on the likes posted by other people.

I created a new release of Ek(ster) which checks status codes in the HTTP responses of the microsub server. See version 0.8.3 on Github.

And as always please use the -verbose option to show the actual requests and responses. An example:

ek -verbose channels

This way you get the actual headers and body of the requests, which could help with debugging.

Ekster now contains a new feature. The backend now supports two types of Redis based timeline backends. The default is still the timeline based on sorted sets. The new type is based on streams. The notification channel will now use this new stream type. Not many entries are posted to this channel, but I will use it for more things in the future.
It's still amazing to me that these posts show up directly in my reader, seconds after I post them.

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